MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The unemployment rate in nearly all of Wisconsin's major cities increased in January.
According to data released from the Department of Workforce Development Wednesday, all but one of Wisconsin's largest cities saw a rise in unemployment compared with December. Mount Pleasant's unemployment rate dropped to 7 percent in January from 9.3 percent in December.
Racine had the highest unemployment rate in the state in January at 14 percent, up from 12.8 percent in December. Caledonia had the lowest rate at 3.8 percent.
All of the state's 72 counties saw unemployment rates rise in January. Door County had the highest unemployment rate for January with 13.3 percent. Dane County had the lowest rate with 5.3 percent.
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