Foreclosure juggernaut may be slowing


Foreclosures in Crow Wing County may be headed in a welcome direction.

“I am finally seeing a measurable downward trend,” said Kathy Ludenia, Crow Wing County recorder. “The average of sheriff’s certificates (foreclosures) for the first half of 2011 was 36, and the average for the second half of the year to date is 24.”

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Renee Richardson
Richardson is a Pacelli High School graduate from Austin, Minn., who earned an applied science degree from the University of Minnesota, Waseca, with an emphasis in horse management. She worked extensively in the resort industry. She received an associate’s degree from Central Lakes College, where she was editor of the Westbank Journal student newspaper, as well as a summer intern at the Dispatch. She graduated from St. Cloud State University summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and interned at the St. Cloud Times covering business while attending SCSU. She's been with the Brainerd Dispatch since 1996.
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