5 years ago — 2015
Eau Claire County Judge Kristina Bourget announces her retirement.
10 years ago — 2010
Scott Walker promises to ship liberals out of town on a rail in a speech to Republican Party delegates before he overwhelmingly wins their endorsement for governor at the party’s state convention.
20 years ago — 2000
Cheri Weinke resigns as presdent and general manager of WEAU-TV.
35 years ago — 1985
A 37-year-old man who escaped from the Dunn County Jail in 1972 surrenders after 13 years.