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Mercer library celebrates Earth Day


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MERCER, Wis. — The Mercer Public Library’s Earth Day Fair returned to the Mercer Community Center on Saturday after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The fair provided an opportunity for people to learn about Earth-friendly opportunities and organizations in the community.

More than 100 people attended the event, which was comprised of 14 vendors and featured a virtual presentation from April Hepokoski, founder of the Zero-Waste Duluth Facebook page. She spoke about ways to reduce one’s environmental impact with zero-waste living. Hepoko...