5 years ago — 2015

Cleanup efforts continue in the Chippewa Valley after a storm blew over trees and caused more than 200,000 power outages at households in Wisconsin and Minnesota.

10 years ago — 2010

Wisconsin Farm Technology Days kicks off at the Roger and Bev Peterson farm two miles southwest of River Falls; some 80,000 visitors are expected.

20 years ago — 2000

An Eau Claire County jury rules that a handshake between two Menomonie women that allegedly caused soft tissue damage did not constitute an assault.

35 years ago — 1985

South Africa detains activists and declares its first state of emergency since 1960.