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Brainerd continues jobless rate run

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Brainerd’s unemployment rate hasn’t put this many back-to-back months below 10 percent together since the summer and fall of 2007.


The city’s jobless rate was largely unchanged in the past few months as it hovers between 9 percent and 10 percent.

The Department of Employment and Economic Development released the latest numbers Tuesday.

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Renee Richardson
Richardson is a Pacelli High School graduate from Austin, Minn., who earned an applied science degree from the University of Minnesota, Waseca, with an emphasis in horse management. She worked extensively in the resort industry. She received an associate’s degree from Central Lakes College, where she was editor of the Westbank Journal student newspaper, as well as a summer intern at the Dispatch. She graduated from St. Cloud State University summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and interned at the St. Cloud Times covering business while attending SCSU. She's been with the Brainerd Dispatch since 1996.
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