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Locals go loony for Loon Day


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MERCER, Wis. — People parked in every available spot in Mercer on Wednesday, Aug. 2, to make their way to downtown to celebrate Loon Day.

Vendors from all over the county set up and sold their goods, with area businesses hosting musicians and other events during the busy day that started early. The craft fair was open until late afternoon and music continued into the evening.

Organized by the Mercer Chamber of Commerce, Loon Day has become a staple, and with crowds of people numbering in the thousands flooding the town.

More than 200 tents of crafters li...

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