5 years ago — 2013

DeLong Middle School art teacher Kathy Rulien-Bareis earns a national award for her work with special needs students.

10 years ago — 2008

The Bush administration is looking at “orderly” bankruptcy as a possible way to deal with the desperately ailing U.S. auto industry.

20 years ago — 1998

The state Department of Transportation OKs a $3.8 million interchange at the intersection of Highway 29 and U.S. 12 near Elk Mound.

35 years ago — 1983

Lynn Pritchard, UW-Stout’s band director and music department chairman, dies after a car accident.