WELCOME to the silly season of 2018 – a time when political correctness has diminished the magic of Christmas and even Santa Claus gets booked for spreading festive cheer.
RIVERLANDERS and the wider Australian public were left gobsmacked on Saturday when a driver towing Santa in the Morgan Christmas pageant was fined over $300 for an unsecured load.
INDUSTRIAL hemp can be successfully grown in the Riverland – a recent report confirms – paving the way for a $3 million per annum industry within five years.
EVERY fairy tale night should have a magical beginning – and that was precisely the case for a local couple who arrived at last week’s Renmark High School prom on a traditional horse-drawn carriage.
MAN we felt like women when the queen of country pop took the stage in Adelaide’s Botanic Park on Sunday night.
LOCAL farmers, growers, contractors and operators of heavy freight vehicles last week had the opportunity to hear and discuss changes to the national Chain of Responsibility (CoR) laws and share transport industry concerns.
RIVERLANDERS can climb into fire trucks, witness a road crash rescue and get a photo with local heroes tomorrow during the Renmark Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) open day.
SIX Riverland schools closed – in protest – yesterday morning when local teachers went on strike to demand better working conditions, a pay increase and more funding.