Two surprising bits of news from Indiana this morning:
- Lawmakers are proposing redrawing the Indiana-Michigan border. Huh? Apparently the original border was laid out in 1827 with wooden pegs, and that’s all people have to know where the line is. I had no idea! I kinda thought that even without GPS, surveyors would be able to always know where the line was based on their, I don’t know, magic measurements or whatever. Guess not.
- Elkhart County has slipped to #2 on the unemployment list. #1? Lagrange County with 18.9% unemployment. Jeeeez. That’s the county where I went to high school. It’s the county where several members of my family still live. I just can’t even imagine what it’s like with 1 out of 5 out of work.
Links courtesy of The Elkhart Project.