Unemployment lowest since 2007
Unemployment in Minnesota hit pre-recession levels in October, the state said Thursday.
The Department of Employment and Economic Development reported that employers added 1,200 jobs in October, bringing the unemployment rate to 4.8 percent. That’s the same rate as December 2007, according to DEED.
Becker County is right on track with the state average, as the latest statistics in August shows a 4.1 percent unemployment rate.