Jobless rates were mixed in western Minnesota counties in March.
The Stevens County unemployment rate rose 2 tenths of a percent to 3.7 percent, according to numbers from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
Other county rates include:
Big Stone 7.1 +0.3
Grant 6.4 -0.1
Pope 4.4 +0.1
Swift 5.3 unchanged
Traverse 5.7 +0.3
The comparable statewide jobless rate was 4.1 percent and nationwide it was 3.9 percent.