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Wisconsin job numbers sparkle in May report

 


By RALPH ANSAMI

ransami@yourdailyglobe.com

While Iron County again had the worst unemployment rate in Wisconsin in May, there was substantial improvement in the job numbers.

The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development reported this week the unemployment rate in Iron County improved from 7.6 percent in April to 5.3 percent in May.

A year ago it was 7.1 percent.

Ashland County improved from 4.7 percent in April to 3.8 percent in May.

Vilas County went from 5.4 percent to 3.4 percent and neighboring Oneida County dropped from 4 percent to 2.9 percent, according to the DWD.

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