5 years ago — 2014

A $1.5 million renovation of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and School in Menomonie will begin the following month.

10 years ago — 2009

The candidates who spent the most money won 86 percent of the November 2008 legislative elections in Wisconsin, according to a report by the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign.

20 years ago — 1999

An Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce task force explores creating an exit off Interstate 94 at Cameron Street.

35 years ago — 1984

The federal government will require automatic seat belts or air bags in all car models by 1990.