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Diane Peterson, right, a receptionist at the Willmar WorkForce Center, assists a client Thursday with her online job search at the center, located in the Health and Human Services Building north of Willmar. The county is seeing its share of job seekers with the recession in full swing, but nothing like other areas of the state. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

WorkForce Center reports higher demand for services


WILLMAR -- Demand for unemployment services may be skyrocketing statewide, but things are a little different locally.

Willmar's branch of the Minnesota WorkForce Center has encountered its share of new job seekers, but nothing in contrast with the rest of the state.

Diane Schulte, as manager with the state Department of Employment and Economic Development, said more people started utilizing the Willmar WorkForce Center in November.

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