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Man Stabbed in Waikerie

A man has been arrested over a stabbing in the Riverland this week. Police will allege a 32-year-old man was stabbed in the abdomen at a Waikerie property about 4pm on Wednesday. The victim also sustained cuts to his arms and hands and was taken to hospital in a non life-threatening condition. Detectives...

Pike Floodplain Gets Prepped

Riverland locals may notice bore drilling on the highlands around the Pike floodplain as preparations are being made for a new groundwater management project. Production wells will be drilled along a 15 kilometre stretch between Stanitzki Road and Sturt Highway...

Mallee Emu-Wren To Return Home

The nationally endangered Mallee emu-wren will be brought back to SA, thanks to the Australian Government’s Threatened Species Recovery Fund. Natural Resources SA Murray-Darling Basin together with partners from Victoria and South Australia, will receive more than $200,000 from a grant...

Lake Bonney Yacht Club Turns 71

As netball, hockey, footy and soccer wrap up and summer sports are getting underway, the 2017-2018 sailing season of the Lake Bonney Yacht Club Regatta will also be preparing for the warmer months. The season will be officially opened by Berri...

Domestic Violence A Daily Task for Riverland Authorities

A local police officer has stepped out to shed light on just how prevalent domestic violence is in the Riverland. SAPOL Murray Mallee Superintendent James Blandford told the Murray Pioneer his staff are “tired” of attending local domestive violence related...

Riverland Producers Warned About Stock IDs

Sheep and goat producers in the Riverland are being reminded to ensure stock are correctly identified and that the National Vendor Declaration is correctly filled out before leaving their property. This follows a blitz conducted by Biosecurity SA earlier this year...

Truckers Driving Change On Riverland Roads

Heavy vehicle access has been expanded for trucks travelling through the Riverland to improve the efficiency and safety of freight and livestock transportation. Access will be improved between the Riverland and the Victorian border for Performance Based Standard Level 3A heavy...

Riverland 8 Ball Round 3 A Close Affair

In the 3rd round of Riverland Women’s 8 Ball games were heated, with Renmark RSL again having a tight match against Cobby E’Gals winning 8 – 7. Lyrup Club also won over Renmark Rebels by the same margin of 8 –...

McGilton Road in Berri Raided

Riverland Police are investigating another series of break-ins over the past week, this time occuring at residences on McGilton Road in Berri. Sometime between 25th August and 15th September, a shed was entered and an electric blower vaccumn and Ryobi sander...

Sports Pay Off for Hoffman, Stasinowsky and Pater

Three rising sports stars in the Riverland have been granted Federal Government assistance to pursue their dreams of being professional athletes. Tekira Hoffman of Berri, Riley Stasinowsky of Moorook and Georgia Pater of Renmark have all received grants as part...

"Articulate" Youngster Runs Against Whetstone

A 21 year old Renmark university student has been endorsed as the South Australian Labor candidate for Chaffey in next year’s State Election. Sim Singh-Mahli, who says he will advocate for better health care and education in the Chaffey electorate, is...