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Mercer Memorial Day services held outdoors

With a gray sky overhead but pleasant temperatures holding, a crowd of a hundred or more gathered at the Mercer Ceremony to hold their official observances of Memorial Day on May 25.

Posted 5/27/15 (Wed) read more »

Rain held off for lucky 16 grads

Despite warnings of rain, Turtle Lake-Mercer graduation went off without any apparent glitches. It was smiles all around for everyone.

Posted 5/27/15 (Wed) read more »

Chamber plans annual city-wide rummage sale

The annual city-wide rummage sale was set for Saturday, June 13, at the May 5 meeting at Bev’s Café. The ad listing the sale will run in the paper and there will be no charge to place rummage sale listings.

Posted 5/20/15 (Wed) read more »

Memorial Day to be observed May 25

Graveside Memorial Day services by the Lawrence Stephenson Post 133 will be held on Monday, May 25 at 9 a.m. in the Mercer Cemetery, weather permitting. The service will be held in the Mercer Community Center if weather does not cooperate.

Posted 5/20/15 (Wed) read more »

Remembering John Rice

A Living History participant from Leicestershire contacted the McLean County Journal for information on John Rice, of the James and Gertrude Rice family of Mercer.

Posted 5/13/15 (Wed) read more »

Beautiful weather for bikers at Lake Brekken

Partly sunny skies, a light breeze and warm weather greeted the 41 young bicyclists gathered at Lake Brekken for the annual Bike Fest.

Posted 5/06/15 (Wed) read more »

52nd Annual Masonic Banquet

"Making good men better." It is with this belief that the Masons of Fellowship Lodge No. 122 recently honored 15 upperclassmen from Turtle Lake-Mercer for their scholastic achievements during the 52nd Annual Masonic Banquet.

Posted 5/06/15 (Wed) read more »

Past national FFA VP speaks at banquet

Wiley Bailey, a past national FFA vice president, was the guest speaker at the annual Turtle Lake – Mercer FFA Awards Banquet.

Posted 4/29/15 (Wed) read more »

Tastes prove the pudding

Hometown cooks turned out their best examples of everything from soup to fruit kabobs at the April 13 Taste of Turtle Lake events, sponsored by the Turtle Lake Chamber of Progress.

Posted 4/29/15 (Wed) read more »

First timer ties for fourth

Erin Schwalk entered TL-M speech competitions for the first time this year as a freshman. She then used a humorous interpretation as her entry in the recent regional speech competition in Washburn.

Posted 4/22/15 (Wed) read more »