EMERGENCY services were called to a reed fire near a Renmark boat ramp on Wednesday that burnt about 500 square metres of river bank.
RIVERLAND police are investigating the theft of a quadbike (pictured) from a Renmark West shed last week.
A LACK of police resources may be behind a “horrendous” crash detour that caused hours of delays at the Swan Reach ferry last week and left other motorists lost along dirt roads towards Morgan, it has been claimed.
A RIVERLAND man died at the scene of a head-on collision involving a truck near Blanchetown on Friday.
A LOCAL police officer says despite a fatal start to the long weekend, the overall behaviour in the Riverland was “pleasing”.
POLICE have defended a traffic detour that caused lengthy and allegedly “dangerous” delays for motorists on Friday following a fatal crash near Blanchetown that claimed the life of a Riverland man.
A LOCAL primary school was forced into lockdown on Wednesday morning when smoke containing sulphur billowed from a nearby shed fire and covered the Renmark West area in a thick, white cloud.
HIGHER police numbers will patrol Riverland roads this long weekend, targeting hot-spots for driver impatience, including the region’s simultaneous bridge roadworks.