Mercer http://wxpr.org en In Mercer, A Basketball Court is Born http://wxpr.org/post/mercer-basketball-court-born <p>With the Final Four coming up this weekend, many people's eyes will be glued to the basketball courts.&nbsp; But have you ever thought about where those court floors come from? Most&nbsp;of the country’s wooden gym floors are made here in northern Wisconsin and upper Michigan.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Here in the small town of Mercer, Wisconsin, a gym floor starts with unloading a pallet of maple planks delivered from a sawmill.</span></p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 16478 at http://wxpr.org In Mercer, A Basketball Court is Born Fire Kills Two In Mercer http://wxpr.org/post/fire-kills-two-mercer <p>A 37 year old woman and a 24 year old man have died in a house fire in Iron county.</p><p>The Sheriff's Department said the call came in just before 6:00 p.m. Wednesday night. Mercer Fire and Rescue went to the home on Old Highway 51 Road in Mercer.</p><p>The home was completely ablaze when help arrived.</p><p>Names are being withheld until relatives are notified.</p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 21:01:19 +0000 Ken Krall 12193 at http://wxpr.org Fire Kills Two In Mercer Mercer Library Hopes to Aid in ACA Understanding http://wxpr.org/post/mercer-library-hopes-aid-aca-understanding <p>The Mercer Public Library is holding a series of info sessions on the Affordable Care Act this week. &nbsp;Several certified health exchange navigators will be there to help explain the online marketplace.</p> Sun, 08 Dec 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 11626 at http://wxpr.org