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Mercer Library celebrates Earth Day


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MERCER, Wis. - The Mercer Library and community center drew hosted an Earth Day fair on Saturday, drawing 21 vendors to speak about area efforts to protect the environment.

"This is the biggest one we have had yet," said library director Teresa Schmidt "We had 21 vendors, meaning businesses to local organizations, county conservation department and DNR. It is showing off what people are already doing in the community that has an eye toward sustainability."

One of the booths was dedicated to the Walk for Water, sponsored by the Mercer United Methodist Chu...