5 years ago — 2015
Eau Claire businessman John Torgerson is ordered to repay nearly $450,000 to the victims of the 47 securities-related crimes for which he was convicted the previous year.
10 years ago — 2010
Ten members of a Christian medical team are gunned down in Afghanistan by the Taliban, who claim the volunteers were spying and trying to convert Muslims to Christianity.
20 years ago — 2000
Thirty percent of Eau Claire high school students were habitually truant in the last school year, a drop from 32% the previous year.
35 years ago — 1985
U.S. Rep. Steve Gunderson, R-Osseo, says a proposed farm bill that would help the state dairy industry has a 50-50 chance of surviving in Congress.