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Content about Unemployment

March 17, 2014

LaGrange County’s unemployment rate has dropped nearly 2.5 percent in the past year.

In January 2013, the rate was at 7.7 percent, the best it had been in a while.

December 23, 2013

LaGrange County’s unemployment rate continues to fluctuate slightly from month to month as the employment situation normalizes.

November 26, 2013

LaGrange County’s unemployment rate has dropped below 6 percent, with September’s rate at 5.7 percent and October’s slightly higher at 5.9 percent.

October 24, 2013

Sabbeth Baczynski



To the Editor:

October 21, 2013

Cooper Cowan



To the Editor:

September 23, 2013

LaGrange County’s unemployment took a steep drop last month, dropping to 6.2 percent, the lowest rate the county has seen in a long time.

July 23, 2013

The LaGrange County unemployment rate rose by seven-tenths of a percent in June, up to 7.6 percent. The June 2012 unemployment rate was 7.8 percent.

May 20, 2013


LaGrange County’s unemployment rate took a significant drop in April, falling below 7 percent for the first time in years.

April 22, 2013


March 21, 2013


LaGrange County saw one of its biggest increases in unemployment in January, reversing the mostly downward trend the area has enjoyed over the past year.

November 26, 2012


LaGrange County’s unemployment rate continues to go down, finally dropping below 7 percent for October 2012.

October 29, 2012


Unemployment numbers continue to drop as the September rate was reported at 7.0 percent, down from 7.4 percent in August.

September 24, 2012


LaGrangeCountycontinues to see a drop in its overall unemployment numbers, based on the report issued at the end of last week by Indiana Workforce Development.

August 20, 2012


LaGrangeCountycontinues to see its unemployment numbers remain under 8 percent with the release of the July 2012 figures.

July 23, 2012


LaGrange County’s unemployment rose in June, putting the county just below 8 percent.

June 18, 2012


On June 14, Ricky Morgan came to the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department to report identity theft.

April 23, 2012


LaGrangeCountysaw its unemployment rate drop by half a percent in March, as 188 residents were added to the “employed” list.

April 5, 2012


Two studies released this week show a split picture for LaGrange County.

April 2, 2012