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Baker grand marshal for Prescott Daze

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PRESCOTT -- Bob Baker was on his way to the Prescott Chamber of Commerce office to nominate someone to be grand marshal for the Prescott Daze parade when he got the news.

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"They said you're too late," he said.

What he was told next floored him. The reason why he was late was someone had already been selected: him.

"I've got a gift for gab," the 61-year-old said. "When they told me that, I think I was speechless for three minutes. I had nothing to say.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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