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Wisconsin's unemployment rate for February down to 6.1%

Unemployment copyright Midwest Communications, Inc.
Unemployment copyright Midwest Communications, Inc.

MADISON, WI (WTAQ) - Wisconsin's unemployment rate fell slightly last month.

The state Department of Workforce Development reported Thursday the state's jobless rate in February was 6.1 percent. That's the seasonally-adjusted rate, which was down from 6.2 percent in January.

Wisconsin had a net decrease of 1,600 private sector jobs during that time.