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Green withstands Collins surge in House 2B race

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Park Rapids' David Collins lost in a cliffhanger race to upset endorsed candidate Steve Green for the House Dist 2B seat Tuesday night.

In the end, Green had garnered 790 votes. Collins had 688. Green will go on to face former Rep. Brita Sailer in the November election.

Early in the returns, Collins trailed by a wide margin, struggling to break above 20 percent. When Park Rapids' precincts came in, he took the lead, soaring to 51 percent of the vote.

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Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers Hubbard County, courts and breaking news.

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