5 years ago — 2016

“Mother and Child,” an $11,000 bronze sculpture stolen nearly three years earlier from outside an Eau Claire restaurant, is found in the town of Fairchild by a county Parks and Forest Department employee.

10 years ago — 2011

Officials estimate that Eau Claire County will need 24 to 29 more employees to adequately staff its new jail.

20 years ago — 2001

Authorities suspect murder in the death of Angelina Wall, 22, whose body was found along Highway J near Fall Creek.

35 years ago — 1986

Leader-Telegram City Editor Declan “Dec” Whelan dies at age 61; his career at the newspaper began in 1947.