5 years ago — 2013
The band Volcano Choir, which includes Eau Claire native and Grammy Award winner Justin Vernon, takes home Band of the Year and Album of the Year honors at the sixth annual Radio-Milwaukee Music Awards.
10 years ago — 2008
Local gasoline prices, which peaked at $4.10 a gallon in July, have fallen to $1.90.
20 years ago — 1998
The first two building blocks of the International Space Station are hooked together by astronauts.
35 years ago — 1983
About 1,800 U.S. Marines who survived the terrorist bombing in Beirut are welcomed home to North Carolina.