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Foreclosure trend looks positive


In September, Crow Wing County did something not witnessed in nearly five years. It reported back-to-back months with fewer than 20 foreclosures. 

The county had 18 foreclosures, or sheriff’s certificates, in September. That comes on the heels of 16 foreclosures in August. 

There were 57 foreclosures in September of 2010 and 18 in September of 2009. 

The foreclosure numbers for 2011 thus far are ahead of previous three years totals in September.  

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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