5 years ago — 2013
AMTEC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Eau Claire-based National Presto Industries, announces plans to buy the assets of Chemring Energetic Devices in Clear Lake, S.D., in addition to property owned by Technical Ordnance Realty.
10 years ago — 2008
The Eau Claire-based band Bon Iver, led by Justin Vernon, donates proceeds from a recent sold-out concert at The State Theatre to Bolton Refuge House.
20 years ago — 1998
Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson says his fellow Republicans in the United States Senate shouldn’t impeach President Bill Clinton.
35 years ago — 1983
A Marine chaplain dressed as Santa Claus delivers thousands of presents to United States Marines in Beirut, Lebanon.