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.