5 years ago — 2013
Mike Riley, 66, owner of Sport Rider in Altoona, is awarded a grand champion prize in the ultralight and light sport aircraft division recently at the Experimental Aircraft Association AirVenture air show in Oshkosh.
10 years ago — 2008
In Eau Claire County, 359 homes were sold from April through June, compared with 413 homes sold during the same three months in 2007, a 13.1 percent drop.
20 years ago — 1998
A stone honoring Hmong veterans will be laid at The Highground near Neillsville.
35 years ago — 1983
Rusk County Fair officials decide to eliminate the fair’s entry fee starting the following year.