5 years ago — 2013

Mike Walsh, president of Silver Spring Foods parent company Huntsinger Cos. in Eau Claire, will retire from the position Dec. 31.

10 years ago — 2008

Eau Claire-based band Bon Iver, which in the past year had toured two continents and appeared on national TV, will perform at The State Theatre.

20 years ago — 1998

U.S. Rep. James Sensenbrenner, R-Menomonee Falls, will be one of the House managers, or prosecutors, in the Senate impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton.

35 years ago — 1983

President Ronald Reagan says 1983 has been a “banner year for the American economy” as inflation is at its lowest level since the early 1970s.