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Houge defeats Hasskamp after close race
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news Brainerd, 56401
Brainerd MN 506 James St. / PO Box 974 56401

■ Houge and Hasskamp race too close to call

Doug Houge and Kris Hasskamp were neck and neck with 13 of 21 precincts reporting shortly after midnight for the Crow Wing County District 5 commissioner seat currently held by Houge.

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Houge held a slight lead, with 2,312 votes, or 49.88 percent, and Hasskamp had 2,293 votes, or 49.47 votes.

There were 30 write-in votes.

RENEE RICHARDSON, senior reporter, may be reached at 855-5852 or renee.richardson@brainerddispatch.com. Follow on Twitter at www.twitter.com/Dispatchbizbuzz.

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