Last week the state released figures showing four of the 9 counties with the highest unemployment rates in Wisconsin were in this region. This week a Job Fair is being held in Rhinelander to possibly lower those rates.
The Job Fair is co-sponsored by Nicolet Area Technical College, Northern Advantage Job Center and the North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board.
One of the organizers is Angeline Kesler from Forward Service Corporation....
A youth program in Rhinelander is hosting two free gift wrapping nights. Young people who are turning to Forward Service Corporation for help finding jobs will be giving back to their community by wrapping presents for free.
Youth program coordinator Serena Adler says there are multiple benefits for the young gift wrappers.