5 years ago — 2016

Black River Falls-based Sand Creek Brewing Co. acquires Furthermore Brewing Co. of Spring Green and Cross Plains Brewing Co. of Cross Plains.

10 years ago — 2011

Gov. Scott Walker unveils his first proposed budget that cuts $1 billion in aid to public schools and local government but avoids any tax or fee increases, furloughs or widespread layoffs.

20 years ago — 2001

The Green Bay Packers are expected to offer quarterback Brett Favre a lifetime contract extension.

35 years ago — 1986

Eau Claire attorney William Frawley steps down as bankruptcy judge after nearly 24 years.