Mercer Candy Cane Celebration major hit


December 9, 2019

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

STANDING OUTSIDE of the Mercer Community Center on Saturday are, from left, Mercer native Amy Lee of Wrightstown, Wis., and Amber Wildcat of Lac du Flambeau, Wis. The women were part of a brigade of "ugly sweater carolers" who marched in the parade.


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MERCER - Mother Nature smiled along with local residents as temperatures near 30 degrees helped to make the Mercer Candy Cane Christmas Celebration a big success for both locals and tourists.

The afternoon began with the traditional Candy Cane parade along the town's main street. The procession of nonstop cheer included big, red trucks from Mercer Fire and Rescue and the huge, green groomers from the Mercer Snow-Goers, Inc.

Among floats were those carrying Santa and Mrs. Claus, the Candy Cane Court of Mercer School, Faith Lutheran Church, and Mercer...

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