5 years ago — 2013
Stanley-based Ace Ethanol announces the company has completed the purchase of a closed ethanol plant near Oshkosh.
10 years ago — 2008
The Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance reports that Eau Claire County saw the largest jump in property taxes during the past year of all 72 Wisconsin counties.
20 years ago — 1998
Some political observers list Gov. Tommy Thompson as a possible vice presidential nominee in 2000.
35 years ago — 1983
President Ronald Reagan says planned United States Navy and troop exercises in Central America are not a step toward war.