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Foreclosures dip slightly here

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A total of 125 families or individuals in Douglas County lost their homes through foreclosure last year, according to a new report that analyzed sheriff's sale data.


That's a tiny improvement from 2009 when 128 foreclosures were reported in the county.

If you're looking for a bright side, here's another: The local foreclosure numbers aren't nearly as bad as what happened statewide.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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