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Unemployment Steady at 4.6 Percent in Minnesota

Minnesota's unemployment rate held steady at 4.6 percent in December, with employers adding 9,500 new jobs.

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St. Cloud Metro Area Unemployment Rate Drops In August

The unemployment rate for the St. Cloud metro area dropped in August. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development says we're now at 4.7 percent, down from 5.2 percent in August.

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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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Minn. Unemployment Rate Unchanged In May

Minnesota's unemployment rate is unchanged in May compared to the previous month, as employers added 8,400 jobs.

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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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Minnesota Unemployment Up in January, But Jobs Growing

Minnesota's unemployment rate ticked up slightly in January but state officials say the state has more than 12,000 new jobs compared to a year earlier. The Department of Employment and Economic Development released its monthly tally of state economic indicators on Tuesday.

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Minnesota Unemployment Rate Falls to 5.5 Percent

Minnesota's unemployment rate has stayed on its downward trend, falling to 5.5 percent in December. The Department of Employment and Economic Development officials released statistics Thursday while describing job gains and losses in various sectors.

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Latest Minnesota Unemployment Rate: 5.7 Percent

Minnesota's unemployment rate has dropped another notch to 5.7 percent. The Department of Employment and Economic Development officials released statistics Thursday while describing job gains and losses in various sectors for November.

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Local Unemployment Rate Dips to Lowest Level in Four Years

The unemployment rate in the St. Cloud metro area dropped to its lowest level in four years last month. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development says our unemployment rate dropped to 5% in October, down from 5.1% in September.

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Minnesota’s Jobless Rate Unchanged for October

Minnesota's unemployment rate held steady last month even as the state lost 8,100 jobs. The state Department of Employment and Economic Development said Thursday that October's seasonally adjusted jobless rate remained at 5.8 percent, well below the national unemployment rate of 7.9 percent.

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