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Statewide Unemployment Drops to 11 Percent, Payrolls Increase in August

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate fell -0.5 percentage points to 11.0 percent, while nonfarm payrolls added +66,000 jobs in August, based on preliminary data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and released... Read More.

Statewide Unemployment Drops to 11.3%, Payrolls Increase in July

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate fell -3.2 percentage points to 11.3 percent, while nonfarm payrolls added +93,200 jobs in July, based on preliminary data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and released... Read More.

Legion Drops Two to Harrisburg

Legion Baseball   It was a tough afternoon in Harrisburg for the Carmi American Legion Baseball team as they dropped both games in a doubleheader to Harrisburg. Harrisburg won the first game 2 to 1, but came back in the second to rollover the Carmi Legion winning... Read More.

Unemployment Rate Drops in All Metro Areas

Unemployment rates decreased over-the-year in December in all of Illinois’s metropolitan areas for the seventh consecutive month, according to preliminary data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES). Data also show nonfarm jobs... Read More.

Unemployment Rate Drops in All Illinois Metro Areas

Unemployment rates decreased over-the-year in September in all of Illinois’s metropolitan areas and in all 102 counties, according to preliminary data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES). Data also show nonfarm jobs... Read More.

Carmi Post 224 drops pair to Boonville Sunday

Game 1 1   2   3     4   5   6     7     R     H     E Boonville            4   0   0     0   2   0    0      6     4      0 Carmi             ... Read More.

Illinois unemployment rate drops to 4.9% in March

The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate declined -0.5 percentage points to 4.9 percent in March and nonfarm payrolls decreased by -8,900 jobs over-the-month, based on preliminary data proved by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and... Read More.

Unemployment rate drops to 5.4% in February

The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate declined 0.3 percentage points to 5.4 percent in February and nonfarm payrolls increased by +25,600 jobs over-the-month, based on preliminary data proved by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and... Read More.