5 years ago — 2015

The Boys & Girls Club of the Greater Chippewa Valley’s board approves the purchase of First Lutheran Church, 1005 Oxford Ave., for $900,000.

10 years ago — 2010

Hundreds of fans of the “Harry Potter” books and film series camp outside Carmike Cinema at Oakwood Mall for the midnight premiere of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 1.”

20 years ago — 2000

Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers declare it’s not Islamic to grow poppies for heroin production.

35 years ago — 1985

Gov. Anthony Earl faces opposition from Republicans and Democrats alike in approving contracts with state employee unions that include 6% pay increases.