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.
UPGRADE works for Waikerie’s McCoy Street public toilet block are still “on the table”, and the council CEO says the project is “intertwined” with the Waikerie Institute upgrades.
GLIDERS rejoice as a local flying club comes into possession of a worldwide top-of-the-market sail plane which will be used to train post-solo pilots in the finer points of soaring.
THE work of a community committee focused on local aesthetic improvement has seen new native trees planted in a Riverland town.
WAIKERIE’S animal park upgrades are fully under way, with the water feature installed and ready for landscaping as volunteers and co-ordinators work hard to beautify the area for visitors.
FOLLOWING Waikerie’s popular silo art, several more murals are set to brighten the town and follow the ‘Healthy River, Healthy Community’ nature theme.
A WAIKERIE art gallery reopened its doors this week, and is encouraging any local artists who have been creative during quarantine to reach out and display their work for its current exhibition.
A VOLUNTEER-run Waikerie store is in strife as it reopens its doors this weekend, saying a shortage of volunteers could lead to permanent closure.