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Mercer celebrates 41st annual Loon Day

MERCER, Wis. - The population of Mercer and surrounding communities gathered in town on Wednesday to celebrate the 41st annual Loon Day, a craft show featuring vendors from around the country.

Melissa Biszak, executive director of the Mercer Chamber of Commerce and organizer of the event, said that Loon Day celebrates what the town is most well-known for: being the "Loon capital of the world."

"We have some vendors that are from Nebraska, Iowa and Florida. They all have vacationed up here, love the Mercer area and continue to come back year after year. So, our vendors come from a wide variety...

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