5 years ago — 2014

Given deep snow and cold temperatures, the state Department of Natural Resources asks the public to report any winter-induced deer deaths to assess the weather’s impact on the herd.

10 years ago — 2009

In a visit to the Chippewa Valley, Gov. Jim Doyle warns residents to brace themselves for tough times as Wisconsin and the nation ride out an economic storm unlike anything since the Great Depression.

20 years ago — 1999

Eau Claire is prominently featured in a new cable TV documentary about advice columnist Ann Landers, who once lived in the city.

35 years ago — 1984

Northern States Power Co. and other state public utilities agree to restore heat and electricity for the duration of the winter to customers who haven’t paid their bills.