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Former Sheriff turns home over to bank, cites income loss

The Pioneer Press reports Bob and Kristine Fletcher signed a deed in lieu of foreclosure Dec. 31, and it was filed with the county March 19. Fletcher said he and his wife went in this direction because they owed the bank far more than the value of the home and were unable to refinance.
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The Pioneer Press reports Bob and Kristine Fletcher signed a deed in lieu of foreclosure Dec. 31, and it was filed with the county March 19. Fletcher said he and his wife went in this direction because they owed the bank far more than the value of the home and were unable to refinance.

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