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Unemployment rate inches up in November

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Local unemployment numbers released Tuesday show a slight increase from October, but there are signs the economy in Bemidji and Beltrami County is improving.


The unemployment rate was 9.8 percent in Bemidji and 7 percent in Beltrami County for November, according to statistics from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).

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Steve Wagner
Grand Forks Herald Editor Steve Wagner can be reached at 701.780.1104 and Prior to joining the Herald, Wagner worked at the Bemidji (Minn.) Pioneer and The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead. He also previously worked at newspapers in the Twin Cities and Iowa.
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