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Mercer to consider trails with road repair

By TOM LAVENTURE

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MERCER, Wis. — Several members of the Sno-Goers snowmobile club attended the town of Mercer Board of Supervisors meeting Thursday, to advocate for improvements to a road that will allow a new trail segment.

Residents had complained that snowmobilers were using a portion of Lake Shore Drive that linked trails, leaving snow that eventually created poor driving conditions and damage to the road surface, said John Sendra, board chair. The water also pools in the spring, he said.

“There is reluctance from the neighbors to have snowmobiles on the...