5 years ago — 2013
Mary Henry, after 28 years of teaching kindergarten in Viroqua, takes over as Downsville Elementary School principal.
10 years ago — 2008
Judie Ohm of Mondovi, who enjoys dog sledding, flying airplanes and skiing the Birkebeiner, will represent Wisconsin in the upcoming Ms. Senior America Pageant.
20 years ago — 1998
A man who forged Brett Favre’s autograph is fined and gets 60 days in prison.
35 years ago — 1983
The Space Shuttle Challenger takes off, carrying a Wisconsin native and the first black American into space.