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Mercer snowmobile trails open

By TOM LAVENTURE

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MERCER, Wis. - Around half of the 255 miles of funded snowmobile trails in the Mercer area are now open, according to the nonprofit group that maintains them.

Members of the Mercer Area Sno-Goers Inc., snowmobile club attended the Iron County Parks and Recreation meeting Thursday and were present when the committee approved opening day Thursday, said Tom Ziegler, vice president of the Sno-Goers.

"There is probably more than 50% of trails open right now," Ziegler said. "We can't have any trails going across the (Turtle Flambeau) flowage or any of t...