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Iron County October unemployment numbers improve


November 24, 2018


Iron County’s unemployment rate improved to 4.2 percent in October from 4.6 percent in September.

That wasn’t enough to pull the county out of the second worst job numbers in Wisconsin, however. Only Menominee County, at 4.4 percent, posted higher jobless numbers of the 72 counties in the state.

A year ago, Iron County was also at 4.2 percent.

Ashland County continues to make real strides, improving from 3.1 percent in September to 2.8 percent in October, according to the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.

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