Jobless rates were mixed in western Minnesota counties in June.
The unemployment rate in Stevens County rose four-tenths of a point to 3.8 percent, according to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. Other county rates include…
Big Stone 5.0 -0.1
Grant 5.8 +0.1
\ Pope 4.9 -0.6
Swift 5.6 -0.1
Traverse 4.9 +0.4
The comparable statewide rate is 8.5 percent and nationwide it is 11.2 percent.