(UNDATED)—Unemployment in Northeast Missouri is up for  January.   State figures show increases of one percent or more in Marion, Monroe, Pike, Ralls, Knox, Lincoln, Macon, Montgomery and Scotland counties.

Increases also were reported in Lewis, Clark and Audrain counties. The only place that saw a light decrease was Shelby County.

In many counties, rates climbed for the second straight month after slight decreases last November.