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Water gate

By MELISSA KEOGH For the first time in 15 years, the hard concrete floor of Lock 4 at Bookpurnong, near Berri, can be seen after crews drained out around nine million litres of River Murray water. The lock’s chamber, which is accessed by vessels wanting to travel upstream or downstream from the nearby weir, is […]

So you wannabe a TV cop?

By MELISSA KEOGH Riverlanders with a soft spot for CSI-inspired drama thrust fake weapons at suspects before arresting them during interactive theatre performance Bingo Unit this week. The production, which premiered in Melbourne in 2012, hit the Riverland for pre-filming on Tuesday and Wednesday, in preparation for a stage performance at Renmark’s Chaffey Theatre next […]