08/27/2019- There’s an increase in unemployment in Menominee County. The latest report from Michigan’s Department of Technology, Management, and Budget shows the county had an unemployment rate of 5% in July- a notable rise from June’s 3.9%. Last month’s figures were also above the 4.6% joblessness in the county in July of 2018. Unemployment numbers were also up statewide last month, with an overall rate of 5.1% as compared to June’s 4.4%. Michigan’s unemployment rate one year ago stood at 4.8%.