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Unemployment rate jumps in Kimball County


Unemployment in Kimball County saw a slight jump in February, while unemployment in Banner County saw a slight decrease.

Recently released unemployment numbers from the Nebraska Department of Labor showed that Kimball County’s unemployment rate increased from 2.8 percent in January to 3 percent in February. Numbers showed that there were 2,190 people employed in Kimball County in February with 68 unemployed. In January, there were 2,191 employed and 62 unemployed.

The unemployment rate in Banner County improved from 5.2 percent in January to 5 percent in February. There were 415 people...

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