5 years ago — 2013 The film “Cray Research at Chippewa Falls: A Story of the Supercomputer” will premiere at the Heyde Center for the Arts in Chippewa Falls. 10 years ago — 2008 The owners of the remaining two parcels needed to build a new Eau Claire County Jail are asking a judge to block the county from taking the First Avenue homes. 20 years ago — 1998 A metal gate will be added to the Star Mill Dam on Duncan Creek to protect city workers from injury. 35
5 years ago — 2013 Travis Audorff of Chippewa Falls moves up to the professional ranks of watercross, a sport in which drivers modify snowmobiles and compete with them on lakes and ponds. 10 years ago — 2008 Hiring 19 employees to open Eau Claire County’s new jail would cost about $1.3 million in 2010 and result in cuts elsewhere in the county budget. 20 years ago — 1998 Some town of Union businesspeople try to recall three Town Board members over a new zoning law.