ELKHART — Thor Industries Inc. on Tuesday announced the acquisition of Elkhart Composites, Inc. by Thor’s Airxcel, Inc. subsidiary.


DELPHI — Police investigating the unsolved slayings of two teenage girls killed during a 2017 hiking trip in northern Indiana are seeking information from people who had contact with someone who used a fictitious online profile to communicate with young girls.

Robotic vacuum cleaners halted in their tracks. Doorbell cameras stopped watching for package thieves, though some of those deliveries were canceled anyway. Netflix and Disney movies got interrupted and The Associated Press had trouble publishing the news.

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What will you do in response to the Omicron COVID variant?

Elkhart, Noble and LaGrange counties remain at the red caution level for COVID-19 infections. Now that the new Omicron variant has been found in the United States, health officials are reiterating the need to be vaccinated, to maintain social distancing and wear masks when in crowded spaces. What will you do in response to the Omicron variant?

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Dec. 8

Elkhart County

Level: Red

Positive cases — 40,898, up 136

Deaths — 552, up 4

Unique individuals tested — 142,518, up 248

Total tests — 438,751, up 1,077

7-day positivity rate, all — 19.1%

Fully vaccinated — 83,561 (43.8%)

For more stats, click here.


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