County has lowest May unemployment rate in state
The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced the preliminary May 2013 unemployment rates for Wisconsin's 72 counties last week. St. Croix County's rate was estimated at 4.4 percent, lowest in the state of Wisconsin. The county's rate is also lower than April's rate of 5.2 percent and March's rate of 6.1 percent. One year ago, the county's unemployment rate was estimated at 4.9 percent.