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Why is Mount Horeb the ‘troll capital of the world’?

Trolls are everywhere you look in the Dane County Village of Mount Horeb: troll cartoons on the street signs, troll footprints on the sidewalk, sculptures of trolls lining Main Street. The sheer number of trolls in the community prompted a WHYsconsin listener to ask, "What’s the deal with all the trolls?"

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