5 years ago — 2016

Bon Iver, fronted by Eau Claire native Justin Vernon, is slated to perform in the evening on the “Tonight Show” with Jimmy Fallon.

10 years ago — 2011

Nine Buddhist monks from India visiting UW-Eau Claire create a mandala, which features finely ground marble.

20 years ago — 2001

Eau Claire native John Hart is missing after reportedly re-entering the burning World Trade Center to help others; Chippewa Falls native Patty Statz is missing after the Pentagon attack. It’s ultimately discovered that both died in the attacks.

35 years ago — 1986

Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger asserts that participation in groups such as the Ku Klux Klan is incompatible with military service.