Local unemployment

Local Unemployment Rate Goes Up in December
The number of unemployed workers went up in the St. Cloud metro area last month. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development says our unemployment rate jumped up to 5.8% from the 5.1% we had in November and December.
Local Unemployment Rate Increases .3%
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.