5 years ago — 2016

Three Chippewa Falls police officers — Drew Zehm, James Luckey and Deb Brettingen — chip in to buy a homeless man two nights in a hotel and food; the man had gotten a job two weeks earlier and was waiting for his first paycheck.

10 years ago — 2011

An Associated Press survey finds that the first two months of the Occupy protests, a movement demanding more of the wealthiest Americans, cost local taxpayers at $13 million in police overtime and other municipal services.

20 years ago — 2001

The Chippewa Falls City Council discusses the possibility of holding a referendum to build new cages at Irvine Park Zoo.

35 years ago — 1986

Filipino President Corazon Aquino reconfigures her Cabinet after an abortive coup.