5 years ago — 2017

Rock Fest officials announce that Rob Zombie, Avenged Sevenfold, Korn and Slayer will be among the performers for the annual summer music festival.

10 years ago — 2012

Reports show that record numbers of government workers in Wisconsin rushed to retire the previous year as Gov. Scott Walker and a Republican Legislature rolled back public employee union powers, reduced take-home pay and increased medical co-payments.

20 years ago — 2002

A new aviation security law requiring that airlines screen all checked baggage for explosives goes into effect.

35 years ago — 1987

Ayres Associates of Eau Claire is selected to do site preparation at the Wisconsin Vietnam Veterans Memorial Project site near Neillsville.