5 years ago — 2016

Volunteers help install a new rain garden at Lakeside Park in Menomonie to help keep pollutants out of Lake Menomin.

10 years ago — 2011

Bill P. Marquardt of Chippewa County is found guilty in Florida of two counts of intentional homicide.

20 years ago — 2001

An assistant to NBC News anchorman Tom Brokaw contracts the skin form of anthrax after opening a letter containing a suspicious powder; it’s the fourth anthrax case discovered in the U.S. over the previous week.

35 years ago — 1986

A coalition of Wisconsin teachers, farmers, real estate agents and others makes a proposal for the removal of education funding from the property tax.