Wadena County unemployment at 7.6 percent, ties national rate
The latest jobs numbers from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) have local officials talking optimistically about the economic future of Wadena County.
The unemployment rate for the county in December 2012 was 7.6 percent, down from 8.2 percent for the same month in 2011 and 10.5 percent in 2010. The national unemployment rate in December was also 7.6 percent.
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