5 years ago — 2014
UW-Stout hires Laura Evans as its new volleyball coach; she’ll replace Jill Jolliff, who is leaving after 21 seasons and the most wins in program history.
10 years ago — 2009
Chippewa Valley Technical College officials say they do not want a new Eau Claire County jail built on its West Campus.
20 years ago — 1999
Some members of the Menomonie Farmers Union Cooperative are angry the co-op decided to write off $1.39 million in bad debt, eliminating patronage refunds for the year.
35 years ago — 1984
U.S. Rep. Dave Obey, D-Wausau, criticizes a Reagan administration request for more military aid to the government of El Salvador.