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Park Falls celebrates grand opening of new dog park

Park Falls, Wis. (WJFW) - After three years of fundraising and planning, The Lions Club celebrated this weekend with the newly opened Bark Park in Park Falls. "We have been fundraising doing different events and we are celebrating today with our grand opening," said Juliet Corbett. Juliet Corbett is the...
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Park Falls residents face higher water bills

PARK FALLS, WI (WSAU-WAOW) – Residents in Park Falls could face a big water rate hike because of the closure of the paper mill. Thursday, citing the state’s Public Service Commission which determines what a municipality must charge for its water utility rates, a press release says water rates would go up by 74.33% – almost entirely due to the loss of the paper milll as a customer.
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EC County homicide suspect in custody

EAU CLAIRE — The suspect in last week’s Eau Claire County homicide has been taken into custody, authorities say. Philip R. Novak, 36, was taken into custody without incident overnight Tuesday in Phillips in Price County, Eau Claire Sheriff’s Lt. Dustin Walters said Wednesday. “The Sheriff’s Office...
EAU CLAIRE, WI
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Chequamegon 100 riders trek through woods

The Chequamegon 100 mountain bike endurance races drew approximately 133 riders to the Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association (CAMBA) trails in Sawyer and Bayfield Counties Saturday, June 18. Starting and finishing at the Highway 00 trailhead, the event featured races of 30, 65 and 100 miles, mostly on singletrack routes. 100 mile race, top finishers ...
BAYFIELD, WI
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Homicide suspect found in northern Wisconsin, taken into custody

PHILLIPS, Wis. (WFRV) – The primary suspect for a homicide in Eau Claire County was taken into custody after he was found in the northern part of Wisconsin. According to the Eau Claire County Sheriff’s Office, 36-year-old Philip Novak was taken into custody around midnight. He was located in Phillips which is in Price County.
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Lac du Flambeau woman charged with fatal pedestrian crash

EAGLE RIVER, Wis. (WSAW) - A 24-year-old Lac du Flambeau woman is charged with hit and run involving death after she struck a man with her SUV and killed him. Laurie Wildcat remains in the Vilas County Jail on a $5,000 cash bond. She was formally charged Monday. Investigators said Wildcat was impaired at the time of the crash. A 31-year-old man died at the scene.
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Wisconsin Deputies Catch Suspect Believed To Be Near U.P.

Wisconsin deputies say they caught a homicide suspect who was believed to be in northern Wisconsin or the U.P. They say 36-year-old Philip Novak of Wisconsin was caught in Phillips, Wisconsin around midnight on Tuesday. He is suspected of shooting and killing 46-year-old Eddie Banks of Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Eau...
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Homicide suspect thought to be hiding in UP arrested in Wisconsin

------ EAU CLAIRE COUNTY, Wisconsin, (WPBN/WGTU) -- A homicide suspect is believed to be hiding in northern Wisconsin or Michigan's Upper Peninsula, according to the Eau Claire County Sheriff's Office. Philip R. Novak, 36, is a suspect in the murder of Eddie L. Banks, 46, the sheriff's office said. Anyone...
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Eau Claire area homicide suspect arrested in Northwoods

PHILLIPS - Earlier this month, a man was found dead in a ditch near Eau Claire. Tuesday night the main suspect was apprehended in Phillips. 36-year-old Phillip Novak was taken into custody around midnight. Novak is the only named suspect in the homicide investigation. The victim Eddie Banks died from...
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