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Carol and Chuck Votruba are this year's Pea Soup Days grand marshals.

Votrubas named Pea Soup grand marshals

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Chuck and Carol Votruba met at a carnival in Oconomowoc in 1964 and got married in 1968. The couple recently celebrated their 44th wedding anniversary. Soon the Votrubas will celebrate Somerset's Pea Soup Days as this year's grand marshals.


The Votrubas moved to Somerset in 1969 and they have always been involved in the community.

Chuck said growing up on a farm, he learned at an early age the importance of helping others.

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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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