Local Unemployment Rate Increases .3%
UNDATED -- After three months of declining unemployment figures, the unemployment rate in the St. Cloud metro area went up again in November.
The Department of Employment and Economic Development says it's now at 6.3% -- up from 6% in October.
We're still doing better than the state as a whole, which is at 7.1%., and we're a lot better than the nation's 9.8%.