5 years ago — 2013
The Eau Claire Children’s Theatre will celebrate its 25th anniversary the following month.
10 years ago — 2008
Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama speaks to an invitation-only crowd of about 300 at Eau Claire’s Rod & Gun Park.
20 years ago — 1998
New reports say Osama bin Laden ordered President Bill Clinton killed twice, but neither attempt was ever made.
35 years ago — 1983
Twelve Nigerian UW-Stout students who were denied funding seek plane rides home.