Unemployment has risen in Marinette County, according to new figures released by Wisconsin’s Department of Workforce Development. The local unemployment rate for December came in at 3.4%, up two-tenths of a percent from the 3.2% recorded in November. Joblessness in the county in December of 2017 stood at 3.8%. The statewide unemployment rate in December was unchanged at 3.%. That’s the eleventh straight month unemployment has been at or below 3%. Wisconsin’s unemployment rate was at 3.2% one year ago.