LOCALS finally had a 2018 state election promise fulfilled when the speed limit on a Mallee highway was reinstated on Friday.
LOCAL nurses are being punched, having chairs thrown at them and being verbally abused while working, with nine incidents requiring a police presence at the Riverland General Hospital in the past month alone.
THREE-quarters of Riverland residents want their council rates capped and almost half want the region’s three councils merged into one.
A LOCAL politician is calling on the Department of Primary Industries and Regions (PIRSA) to speed up its processes to control Riverland fruit-fly outbreaks as the crisis continues to create havoc for local growers.
SAFETY measures are being implemented at Paringa’s quarantining facility to minimise the risks of COVID-19 being spread by travelling harvest workers – set to arrive in the Riverland from tomorrow.
OVER three years after it was promised, the 110km/h speed limit on Brown’s Well Highway is only “weeks away” from being reinstated.
RIVERLAND lives are “absolutely at stake” due to ambulance wait times, according to a local paramedic.
LOCAL butchers were “humbled” to receive numerous awards at a regional South Australian competition staged in the Riverland last weekend.