5 years ago — 2014

Shane Schernitz of Eau Claire earns a black belt in karate in less than a year after receiving a kidney transplant.

10 years ago — 2009

Racheal Pintens gave birth June 10 to a son in Barron while her husband, Nate, stationed in Baghdad, watched the event via a secure webcast.

20 years ago — 1999

Hailing the Serb pullout from Kosovo, President Bill Clinton vows to move swiftly to prevent future religious and ethnic conflicts.

35 years ago — 1984

The Eau Claire Landmarks Commission votes to reject a request by Chicago and Northwestern Railroad to demolish its 91-year-old depot on Putnam Street.