5 years ago — 2014

Eau Claire Regis graduate John Mulligan assumes the role of interim president and CEO for Minneapolis-based Target.

10 years ago — 2009

Legislative leaders agree on a statewide workplace smoking ban, including bars and restaurants, but it likely won’t take effect until July 5, 2010.

20 years ago — 1999

Yugoslavian leader Slobodan Milosevic says he’s ready for peace talks if NATO stops its bombing.

35 years ago — 1984

Seven chemical companies agree to pay $180 million in an out-of-court settlement with Vietnam War veterans who say they suffered injuries from Agent Orange.