Brainerd's Dec. unemployment rate rises for second year
Brainerd’s jobless rate rose to 12.7 percent in December, a mirror image to the unemployment rate one year ago.
The city’s area jobless rate was 11.6 percent in November.
Bemidji’s jobless rate for December was 11.7 percent. Brainerd and Bemidji were the only two city areas — of those with populations of 10,000 or more — in the state with jobless rates in double digits. There are 66 large cities in the state.
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