5 years ago — 2014

An Eau Claire County referendum to pledge $3.5 million toward the Confluence Project’s downtown community arts center is approved with 54 percent of the vote.

10 years ago — 2009

The State Building Commission declines to commit to recommending funding for a proposed $44.5 million education building for UW-Eau Claire.

20 years ago — 1999

A St. Croix County couple wins $19.4 million in a Powerball lottery drawing.

35 years ago — 1984

Three terrorists with guns and grenades injure at least 48 on a crowded Jerusalem street.