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.
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.
RENMARK High School (RHS) students were full of heart, brains and courage on Wednesday and Thursday night, when Dorothy and crew took the audience over the rainbow in The Wizard of Oz production.
TWO local MPS are encouraging Riverlanders to think big and shop small this Christmas to boost the local economy – and local spirits.
‘CARPAGEDDON’ – involving the release of the carp herpes virus (CyHV-3) – has been put on hold for at least another 12 months as researchers look into emerging knowledge gaps.
LOXTON Waikerie councillor Trevor Norton was elected as the new deputy mayor during council’s monthly meeting on Friday.