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Fe University to host orienteering class

MERCER, Wis. — With the prevalence of smart phones and GPS, it’s increasingly rare to get around without the assistance of digital technology. However, Fe University is teaching an orienteering class next month for those interested in improving their skills with a map and compass.

The class will be held Aug. 13 and 20 from 1-3 p.m., and 1-4 p.m. Aug. 22. The first two classes will be held at the Mercer Public Library. The third class will be held in the field, at a location still being decided.

“Participants will explore compass types, discover why a compass works, and learn how to us...