5 years ago — 2012

A UW-Eau Claire study finds that a less competitive gasoline market with two dominant convenience store chains plus the state’s minimum markup law are contributing factors to often high and uniform prices at the pump.

10 years ago — 2007

For the first time in nearly 50 years, the average cholesterol level for U.S. adults of 199 is in the ideal range.

20 years ago — 1997

Northstar Middle School students put their school newspaper online.

35 years ago — 1982

Sen. Alan Cranston, D-Calif., who may run for president, visits Eau Claire.