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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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Minn. Jobless Rate Ticks Down To 5.8 Percent

Minnesota's unemployment rate remains a full two percentage points better than the national average.

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Local Unemployment Rate Drops in August

The unemployment rate in the St. Cloud metro area dropped in August. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development says it's now at 5.5%, down from the 5.9% that we had in July.

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St. Cloud Unemployment Rate Creeps Higher in May

St. Cloud's unemployment rate for May was 5.7%. That's an uptick from the 5.1% in April, but still a full percentage point below the March rate of 6.7%.

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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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Minnesota Employers Cut Jobs, But Jobless Rate Falls

Minnesota continued to lose jobs in April, and at a greater number. Yet, the state unemployment rate inched down slightly to 5.6 percent and remains well below the national rate of 8.1 percent.

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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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Minnesota Jobless Rate Edges Up as Jobs Cut in March

Minnesota's unemployment rate has clocked in at a seasonally adjusted 5.8 percent for March, which remains well below the rate this time last year and the national average.

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St. Cloud’s Unemployment Rate Drops Slightly

St. Cloud's unemployment rate dropped from January to February. The unemployment rate for St. Cloud last month was 6.4%. That's down from January's figure of 6.7%.

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