Tourists arrive in droves

The Limestone Coast region is experiencing a tourism surge due to the Easter long weekend, AFL Gather Round and the Fringe Festival.
The local economy...

‘Clinical dispute’

AMount Gambier allied health service states it has recently withdrawn its twice-weekly clinics at Millicent owing to a dispute with SA Health.
Therapy for Life...

Coastal erosion rate alarm raised

Coastal transgressive dunefields are on the march in South Australia - retreating inland from an angry ocean at an alarming rate.
 Strategic Professor of Coastal...
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Milestone Bell rings for city MP

Awell-known Mount Gambier politician is celebrating a major milestone this month.
Member for Mount Gambier Troy Bell has rung the bell on a decade in his current position representing the Blue Lake city in State...

Best of the best dancers line up

Fifteen dancers from the Margaret Cleves School of Dancing travelled to Melbourne on the Easter long weekend to compete in the prestigious Champion of Champions Championship of Australia.
Victorian Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major...

Shire planning scheme altered

The Glenelg Shire Council has noted a decision by the State Government to approve changes to the Glenelg Planning Scheme to allow the construction...

Light shined on endometriosis

According to current data, about one in seven women suffer from endometriosis.
It causes chronic pain that dramatically impacts the lives of sufferers, including their...

Environment research investment

Two local groups are among recipients to receive $1.31m in State Government Citizen Science Fund grants.
The grants have been awarded to help fund 10...

Mill investment probe

Additional investment in the Kimberly-Clark Australia Millicent Mill is under consideration by senior management.
The possibility was recently canvassed in the city press by mill...
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Eagles fly nest in 2025

The presidents of the two neighbouring football leagues do not expect any of their clubs to follow Penola’s example and join the new Limestone Coast Football Netball League in 2025.
Penola announced on Tuesday its decision to leave the Kowree Naracoorte Tatiara competition, with the news coming just a day after it received a $150,000 grant from the SANFL to upgrade its changerooms.
The KNT Eagles will become the seventh club in the re-badged Western Border Football League.
The club had been a foundation club of the WBFL in 1964 but had departed for a northern cross-border league in the 1980s without winning a flag.
Mid South East Football League president Peter Mitchell said the SE football restructure had been raised at last...

New league launched

The Limestone Coast’s new football and netball league was launched with great enthusiasm in Mount Gambier on Wednesday night. The commencement of the new Limestone...

KNTFL 2024 season preview

As the Kowree Naracoorte Tatiara Football League (KNTFL) readies itself for the upcoming season, Matt Beggs delves into each team’s journey from last year’s...

New Saint in charge

Premiership ruckman Finn Grimes (pictured) has been selected as captain of the Millicent Football Club for the 2024 season.
His Saints will begin their premiership...