Riverland soccer looks set for its most even A grade season in many years following the opening two rounds of competition.
Loxton's Kobi Koch came away victorious from the State Dirt Kart Titles at the Loxton Kart Club on the weekend.
The Barmera United Soccer Club's new facilities will be officially unveiled on Sunday.
Several locals are a chance of taking home 'championship plates' from this weekend’s South Australian Dirt Kart State Titles at the Loxton Kart Club.
Increased fruit fly activity in adjoining eastern states and outbreaks in Adelaide have local stone fruit growers nervous about the impact of a local infestation, says a growers' association.
Riverland olive growers will be required to pay a new national levy to support research and development in the industry, after the abandonment of the optional state levy.
Young Riverland farmers are being encouraged to apply for a nationwide scholarship program aimed at developing new ideas and boosting career prospects.
Last season's double winner Berri River Rangers snatched their first victory of the Riverland Soccer Association A grade season, coming from behind to beat Loxton United 3-2 on Sunday.
Renmark showed it is still a force in Riverland A1 netball with a 13-goal win over Waikerie on Friday night.
A five-goal haul from veteran Robert Price capped off a perfect 300th RFL game for the big man as Barmera-Monash dominated an undermanned Berri side at headquarters on Saturday.
14/May/13 Locals pushing for a community bank in Renmark have had to abandon their mission after nearly five years of campaigning.
7/May/13 A 31-year-old Berri veterinarian is set to become the Riverland's newest elected member of parliament.
7/May/13 Home-grown star Guy Sebastian had locals buzzing last week with an electric performance at the Chaffey Theatre in Renmark.
3/May/13 The Riverland's first off-leash dog park - a secure area allowing owners to safely exercise and 'socialise’ their pets – will officially open in Berri tomorrow.
30/Apr/13 The local horticulture industry fears a Riverland fruit fly outbreak is inevitable - unless the State Government introduces new measures to keep out the crop-destroying pests.
30/Apr/13 A Berri woman is offering a reward for the return of her endangered pet snake which has been missing since last week.
14/May/13 The Loxton Waikerie Council last month wrote off a $9000 debt from 2011, after deeming the funds "unrecoverable".
14/May/13 Skipper Len Prossor has brought his boat, Merri-Linda, home to the region where she was built in 1948 and originally christened Daphne.
14/May/13 A local vet is hosting the Riverland's ninth Million Paws Walk to encourage locals to get out and about with their canine friends.
14/May/13 The Riverland Cancer Council Group will stage a Biggest Morning Tea in the Berri Town Hall this Friday, from 10am to 2pm.
14/May/13 The 22nd annual Festival of Ballroom Dancing in the Riverland will be held at three venues this coming weekend.
14/May/13 Member for Chaffey Tim Whetstone visited a different 'parliament' in Loxton last week.
14/May/13 Attempts to revive the Riverland Balloon Fiesta for this year's events calendar have failed despite the local council’s offer of free accommodation for visiting pilots.
14/May/13 Locals have been invited to a fundraising morning tea in Berri next week in aid of cancer research and a local support service.
14/May/13 The plight of small business will be the major focus of Steven Marshall's first visit to the Riverland as State Opposition Leader.
14/May/13 Offering historical tours and expanding its brewing capabilities are among the tactics being used by the Riverland's first microbrewery to boost tourism.
14/May/13 A decline in youth advisory committee members across the region has forced the three Riverland councils to look at new ways to engage young locals.
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