5 years ago — 2014

Two Chippewa Valley athletes — Alberto Larabee of Eau Claire and Charlie Gainey of Menomonie — earn multiple medals at the Special Olympics USA Games in New Jersey.

10 years ago — 2009

James and Lori Gallagher and daughters Anne and Rachel all are playing in the Eau Claire Municipal Band for the summer.

20 years ago — 1999

The state launches BadgerCare, a program for families that can’t afford insurance but don’t qualify for Medicaid.

35 years ago — 1984

The Ho-Chunk bingo parlor in Lake Delton will reopen despite an ongoing quarrel within the tribe after gunshots are fired there.