5 years ago — 2014

Jim McConnell of Eau Claire earns the Chippewa Valley Jefferson Award for his volunteer work with Literacy Volunteers-Chippewa Valley and other organizations.

10 years ago — 2009

Heath and Angela Tille of River Falls celebrate a homecoming when doctors release the last two of their 2-month-old quintuplets from the hospital.

20 years ago — 1999

An error in a legal notice published in the Leader-Telegram could cause an annexation from the town of Hallie to the city of Eau Claire to be thrown out.

35 years ago — 1984

The civilian unemployment rate for the U.S. in August is 7.5 percent, the Labor Department reports.