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County has lowest May unemployment rate in state

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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.


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Doug Stohlberg
Doug Stohlberg has been part of the Hudson Star-Observer since 1973 and has been editor since 1987. He worked at the New Richmond News from 1971 to 1973. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota.
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