Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Mercer to follow Iron County animal ordinance

By ZACHARY MARANO

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MERCER, Wis. — The town of Mercer board of supervisors voted to repeal an ordinance passed requiring that any person residing in the town keep their dog tied and upon their own premises on Thursday. The town will now adhere to the Iron County animal ordinances.

“The sheriff’s department and the health department work together with dog bites,” supervisor Eric Snow said. “All that stuff is very thoroughly tracked. I believe it’s not even a three-strike policy. I believe if there’s a second aggressive act, the health department steps in. … Anything tha...

 
 
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