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St. Cloud Metro Area Unemployment Rate Hits Six-Year Low at 3.9 Percent

The unemployment rate for the St. Cloud metro area is the lowest its been in six years. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development says we're at 3.9 percent for the month of October. That's down from 4.4 percent in September.

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Minnesota Rebuilds Employment to Pre-Recession Level

Minnesota has rebuilt the employment level it saw prior to the last recession and then some.

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Minnesota Unemployment Continues to Inch Down

Minnesota's unemployment rate is continuing its downward trend. The Department of Employment and Economic Security announced Thursday that the state had a 5.2 percent jobless rate in June. That's a tenth of a percent lower from where it was in May.

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St. Cloud Metro Unemployment Rate Lower, After January Spike

The unemployment rate for the St. Cloud metro area has settled back down. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development says our local February unemployment rate has dropped back down to 6.6 percent.

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Survey Looks At Job Vacancies [AUDIO]

New study looks at three Minnesota industries struggling to find workers. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, or DEED, surveyed 213 businesses that had over 1,500 available positions in the second quarter of 2012.

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St. Cloud Metro Area Unemployment Drops in September

The unemployment rate in the St. Cloud metro area dropped last month. This is the lowest rate we've had for the month of September since before the recession, when it was 4.3% in September 2007.

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St. Cloud Metro Added 2,500 Jobs in Past 12 Months

The state says the St. Cloud metro area has added about 2,500 jobs over the past 12 months. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development says St. Cloud's employment figure grew by 2.5% since last August, the fastest in the state.

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St. Cloud Metro Unemployment Rate Drops

The unemployment rate in the St. Cloud metro area dropped significantly last month. The figures released today (Tuesday) from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development show an unemployment rate for our area at 5.1% - down from 6.7% in March.

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Unemployment Rate Dips in St. Cloud Metro Area

The unemployment rate for the St. Cloud metro area dropped in March. The Department of Employment and Economic Development says our unemployment rate is now at 6.6%.

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St. Cloud Metro Unemployment Rate Drops to 5.1%

The number of people looking for work has dropped back down to pre-recession levels in the St. Cloud Metro area. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development says our unemployment rate for October is down to 5.1%.

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