5 years ago — 2014

John Lauson of Chippewa Falls and his wife, Ruth Anne Gilbertson, discuss a two-week road trip they took on Route 66.

10 years ago — 2009

Developers ask for a one-year extension to complete the first phase of the North Barstow redevelopment project.

20 years ago — 1999

The 1905 brick building at 1004 Menomonie St., the last remaining from the city’s logging era, may be torn down.

35 years ago — 1984

The Miss Eau Claire pageant is revived for the first time since 1971, and Mary Alice Olson is crowned.