5 years ago — 2013
Tuition will be frozen for all students attending the UW System over the following two years, while fees and room and board costs will go up, according to action taken by the Board of Regents.
10 years ago — 2008
Republican presidential candidate John McCain makes an impromptu stop at the Altoona Family Restaurant in his “Straight Talk Express” motorhome.
20 years ago — 1998
The inaugural downtown Eau Claire Flea Market takes place at Phoenix Park.
35 years ago — 1983
A local man charged with shooting a policeman asks his attorneys to withdraw his no contest plea.