5 years ago — 2014

Jamie Russell of Eau Claire, a 34-year-old software engineer, reports losing more than $150,000 in an international internet scam involving digital bitcoins.

10 years ago — 2009

Two potential locations for UW-Eau Claire’s new student center are discussed at the year’s first meeting of a committee planning the $48.8 million project.

20 years ago — 1999

An Abbotsford High School teacher who was placed on leave because of allegations she had sexual contact with a student is found in Colorado with the boy.

35 years ago — 1984

After being implanted with a donor’s fertilized egg, an infertile woman in California gives birth to a healthy baby boy.