5 years ago — 2014

James “Mel” Erickson, who worked nearly 30 years as a planner for Eau Claire County, retires.

10 years ago — 2009

Elk Mound school district voters prepare to cast ballots in a $9.3 million building referendum.

20 years ago — 1999

The Target store in Oakwood Mall won’t get a 15,000-square-foot expansion as previously announced.

35 years ago — 1984

The Farwell Street building housing L.E. Phillips Senior Central will be put up for sale by the Eau Claire County Board.