DECADES of Barmera history, as told by people who lived through it, has been captured in a new book released recently.
SOUTH Australia’s largest carp fishing competition – with expanded boundaries for 2021 – is set to return to the Riverland this weekend.
A MUSIC festival expected to draw up to 1000 people to Lake Bonney has been postponed until March due to COVID-19 restrictions.
THE Riverland’s “biggest ever” poker event is set to give locals a chance at an estimated $40,000 in prize money this month.
A WELL-established Waikerie-based butcher has broadened his horizons due to popular demand and opened a second store in the heart of Barmera.
RAINFALL levels for many Riverland towns so far in 2020 have doubled the total amount recorded in the whole of 2019, with some areas of the region receiving more than 10mm over the weekend.
BARMERA’S Gordon Bartlett was just 17 years old when he, against his mother’s wishes, made the decision to enlist in the army in 1942, during the height of World War II.
A RIVERLAND woman said she received the biggest surprise of her life recently when her husband’s World War II slouch hat was found and returned to her.