5 years ago — 2013
Eau Claire reports $152.7 million in new property value in 2012, the city’s third-highest total in the past decade.
10 years ago — 2008
Gov. Jim Doyle appoints Chippewa Falls native Richard Leinenkugel secretary of the state Commerce Department.
20 years ago — 1998
A new Wisconsin study shows that after adjusting for inflation, state workers’ average pay is lower than 20 years ago.
35 years ago — 1983
The Soviets admit shooting down a Korean airliner but say they thought it was a spy plane.