County unemployment rate slightly improves


The unemployment rate for Kimball County showed a slight improvement from July to August in numbers released last Friday by the Nebraska Department of Labor.

The numbers provided by the department showed a 3.1 percent unemployment rate for August, down from 3.5 percent in July. The August numbers showed there were 1,945 in the labor force last month with 1,884 employed and 61 unemployed. There were 1,954 in the July labor force with 1,886 employed and 68 unemployed.

The numbers for Banner County showed an increase of 1.4 percent in unemployment from July to August. Banner County had an unem...

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