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Merrill art students bring history to life through mural

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WAUSAU (WAOW)--Some Merrill art students are trying their hands at a project the entire community can enjoy.

The students are painting a mural on the exterior wall of Blooming Wishes in the the downtown.

The project is based on a historical photo of Merrill's trolley.

Eight students are drawing, measuring and painting the creation.

The UW Extension Lincoln County is overseeing the project.

It began after a series of meetings called "For the Love of Merrill" aimed at community beautification.

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