Unemployment at low point of 2009
An October unemployment number of 8.4 percent is down a little from September, which had a rate of 8.8 percent, according to the Wadena County Social Services Recession Watch. It is the lowest unemployment so far in 2009 in the county.
The number is still above the state average at 6.9 percent in October, said Paul Sailer, the county's human services director.
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