5 years ago — 2014
Inga Witscher, host of the Wisconsin Public Television show “Around the Farm Table,” films a segment at Boyd Park in Eau Claire.
10 years ago — 2009
About 207,000 U.S. manufacturing jobs vanished the previous month, the largest one-month drop since October 1982.
20 years ago — 1999
Bloomer school district voters reject a $12.9 million referendum, the fourth time a building referendum has failed within three years.
35 years ago — 1984
Eau Claire County Judge Gregory Peterson finds John J. Brown not guilty because of mental disease in the stabbing death of his ex-wife.