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Unemployment Rate for County Edges Upwards for February

The Starke County unemployment rate for February increased from 5.8% in January to 6.1% in February, with the labor force decreasing by 169 people, the number of employed decreased by 184 and the number of unemployed persons increased by 15.  For the month, 66 of Indiana's 92 counties showed an increase in rates, while 11 counties were down, and an additional 15 counties had no change in their rates.