5 years ago — 2016

The Eau Claire Ski Club is lauded for its efforts at Silver Mine Mill in hosting an FIS Cup, which is the third level of worldwide competition in ski jumping.

10 years ago — 2011

Hundreds of area public employees and their supporters pack the South Middle School auditorium to rally against Gov. Scott Walker‘s plan to eliminate collective bargaining for nearly all public workers.

20 years ago — 2001

Farmer and ex-state legislator Jim Harsdorf of Beldenville will become Wisconsin’s new agriculture secretary.

35 years ago — 1986

Members of Congress urge President Ronald Reagan to cut off aid to the Philippines because of irregularities in the recent presidential election there.