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Unemployment Rate Improves in La Crosse County

La Crosse county still has one of the best unemployment rates in the state. New numbers from the state this week shows La Crosse county with the eighth-best unemployment rate in the state for the month of July. that's a couple spots better than last month. The county unemployment rate is at 6.2% for the month. Best in the state, as always, is Dane county at 5.4%. Worst unemployment is Menominee at over 20%. The county as a whole is better than the city of La Crosse, which posted an 8% unemployment rate for July, which is actually a little better than the month before.  The same report tallied 200 jobs lost in the La Crosse metro area in July.

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