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New Prescott Mayor: "I'm Dave, not the Mayor"

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PRESCOTT – Two months into his new job as Prescott Mayor and David Hovel was already upset about something.

“Everyone calls me Mayor, because they know it bugs me. I’m Dave, not the Mayor,” Hovel said as he talked May 29 to the Kiwanis Club of Prescott. “I’m a humble person and I want to stay that way.”


Hovel, a lifelong Prescott resident, defeated incumbent Mark Huber in the April 1 election. Hovel served on the Council as an Alderperson At-Large.

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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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