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Roberts Police Chief Dan Burgess will lead this year's Good Neighbor Days parade not as police chief but as grand marshal.

Burgess named Roberts' GND grand marshal

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Normally, Roberts Police Chief Dan Burgess leads off the Roberts Good Neighbor Days parade from his squad car, and proceeds to direct traffic and keep parade goers safe.


But this year, Burgess will have a different role. He has been named 2013 Good Neighbor Days parade grand marshal.

Burgess said the honor came as a complete surprise.

"I was shocked," Burgess said. "It was a huge honor that I never expected in a million years."

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Gretta Stark
Gretta Stark has been a reporter for the River Falls Journal since July of 2013. She previously worked as a reporter for the New Richmond News from June 2012 to July 2013. She holds a BA in Print and Electronic Media from Wartburg College.
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