5 years ago — 2014

Robert Meyer, president and CEO of Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College, is named the UW-Stout chancellor.

10 years ago — 2009

Wisconsin legislative leaders strip more than 26,000 state employees of 2 percent pay raises they had been promised, freeze their salaries for two years and move to increase their health insurance premiums.

20 years ago — 1999

Altoona Fire Chief Arnie Johnson objects to the City Council’s creation of a public safety director position.

35 years ago — 1984

President Ronald Reagan sends missiles and planes to Saudi Arabia to help it protect Persian Gulf oil shipments.