5 years ago — 2014

Eau Claire’s mail distribution center is among 82 across the United States scheduled to close the following year as part of a U.S. Postal Service reorganization.

10 years ago — 2009

A North High School student involved in altering computerized grade and attendance records will spend a year on probation.

20 years ago — 1999

Under the state Senate’s version of the state budget, Chippewa County residents would vote on whether to allow a special-needs prison at the Northern Center.

35 years ago — 1984

U.S. Rep. Geraldine Ferraro is the most popular potential vice presidential pick, according to an Associated Press survey of Democratic National Convention delegates.