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Grundy County saw a big decrease in the unemployment rate from June to July.

Nancy Norton with the Grundy Economic Development Council was on WCSJ’s People are Talking last week providing the latest figures.

Norton said the rate will increase in the upcoming months due to the construction trade.

The labor force in Grundy County consists of 24,336 and 21,921 people are employed.