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.