5 years ago — 2013
President Barack Obama continues an international campaign to earn support for an attack on Syria where chemical weapons have been used to kill dissidents.
10 years ago — 2008
The Wisconsin National Guard is on standby to assist the Gulf Coast following Hurricane Gustav.
20 years ago — 1998
D&D Development of Verona buys London Square Mall in Eau Claire, which opened in 1971.
35 years ago — 1983
President Ronald Reagan demands a Soviet response to the shooting down of a South Korean airliner that left 269 people dead.