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Mercer discusses invasive plants


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MERCER, Wis. — After a public budget hearing and a special town meeting of electors, the town of Mercer board of supervisors held their regular meeting at the Haines Building in Mercer on Thursday evening.

This year, the Rice Lake Association of Mercer received a grant from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to remove curly leaf pondweed from Rice Lake to prevent or minimize the downstream contamination in the Turtle River Watershed. According to the Turtle-Flambeau Flowage & Trude Lake Property Owners’ Assoc. website, the grant is for th...