5 years ago — 2013
The Chippewa Valley’s two largest parochial school systems — Eau Claire Regis and Chippewa Falls McDonell — will be included in the statewide private school voucher expansion, state officials announce.
10 years ago — 2008
Opposition from at least three Eau Claire City Council members and a protest petition apparently will be enough to block a zoning change needed to build a new county jail next to the courthouse.
20 years ago — 1998
Evidence shows a Clark County Jail escapee likely broke into his family’s home near Neillsville.
35 years ago — 1983
Public Access TV’s airing of a videotape made by a local man convicted of killing a policeman causes controversy.