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'Fantastic' Fourth of July for Mercer


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MERCER, Wis. — Independence Day is quite the celebration in Mercer, and this year’s nice weather helped it to be even better.

Mercer held its annual Fourth of July Parade at 11 a.m., with crowds lining up hours in advance to secure a nice spot along the downtown parade route.

Parade highlights included the Mercer Area Sno-Goers groomers; fire trucks and ambulances from area units; and various floats from area organizations, businesses and clubs.

At 2 p.m. people gathered at Carow Park for food, kids’ games and drinks until the fireworks held at dusk.


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