There is improvement in the local unemployment rate. The Department of Workforce Development says the March unemployment rate in the city of Fond du Lac stands at 7.4 percent. That’s down from 7.7 percent in February. The Fond du Lac County jobless rate fell from 7.1 to 6.5 percent in March. In Dodge County the unemployment rate fell four tenths of a percent to 7.4 percent.