5 years ago — 2017

The voice of the Green Bay Packers, Wayne Larrivee, speaks in UW-Stout’s Great Hall as part of the University Staff Senate January Professional Development weeks for faculty and staff.

10 years ago — 2012

A group pushing for a Twin Cities-to-Chicago high-speed passenger rail line running through Eau Claire, the West Central Wisconsin Rail Coalition, lobbies the Federal Railroad Administration to reject a Minnesota study proposing the route run elsewhere.

20 years ago — 2002

Gov. Scott McCallum will call a special session of the Legislature to begin work on his proposal to shore up a state budget shortfall that could top $1.3 billion.

35 years ago — 1987

State Sen. Rod Moen, D-Whitehall, criticizes a decline in state transportation aid to town governments.