09/27/2018- Another dip in Marinette County unemployment. The state’s Department of Workforce Development released updated statistics that show the county’s jobless rate fell to 4.2% in August from the 4.3% recorded in July. Unemployment in Marinette County one year ago stood at 4.5%. The statewide numbers continue their downward trend, as well. Wisconsin joblessness last month came in at 3.1% as compared to July’s 3.2%. The state’s unemployment rate was 3.3% in August of 2017.