5 years ago — 2014

Wild Ridge Golf Course in Eau Claire opens a new $2 million clubhouse.

10 years ago — 2009

Army police officer Benjamin Ballard of Elk Mound is recently awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart after losing most of his left arm in a bomb blast in Baghdad while leading a patrol in August 2008.

20 years ago — 1999

Gov. Tommy Thompson endorses Texas Gov. George W. Bush for the Republican presidential nomination.

35 years ago — 1984

President Ronald Reagan says the United States wants “greater dialogue” with the Soviet Union.