dwd.jpg Wisconsin's unemployment rate continued to climb in March.

The Department of Workforce Development says unemployment in the state climbed to 9.4-percent in March, up about 0.6-percent from February . Overall, Wisconsin lost about 8,700 non-farm jobs last month.

Job losses did slow from earlier this year though. The state lost over 19,000 jobs between January and February.

Wisconsin has lost over 112,000 jobs since March of 2008. 

AUDIO: Andrew Beckett reports (MP3 :28)

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