5 years ago — 2014

WESTconsin Credit Union CEO Greg Lentz announces he’ll retire after 40 years with the organization; Lora Benrud is named his successor.

10 years ago — 2009

Gov. Jim Doyle creates the Office of Recovery and Reinvestment to answer questions about what happens to the billions in dollars headed to Wisconsin under a federal stimulus plan.

20 years ago — 1999

An Environmental Protection Agency review finds progress has been made in cleaning up groundwater at the National Presto Industries Superfund site in Eau Claire.

35 years ago — 1984

Duane Evenson, vice president at First Wisconsin National Bank, is named Boss of the Year by the Eau Claire Jaycees.