Category: News

Family reunion makes for very happy Easter

For the first time in 10 years a Penola family came together for a surprise reunion over Easter. John and Maureen McDonald, their 10 children...

Business grants help relieve pressure on grape growers

Wine grape growers across the state who are experiencing challenges due to the current oversupply of red wine grapes will soon be able to...

Noses turned up at uni request

An unusual request to the Kimberly-Clark Australia Millicent Mill has come to light after 50 years.
The University of Adelaide is currently marking its 150th...

Mystery captures imagination

Educators Steph Barton and Wendy Thomson starred in the annual “Murder in the Museum Melodrama” at the Millicent National Trust Museum on Saturday night.
Around...

Blue Tree project branches out

Afallen tree in the grounds of Millicent Hospital was eagerly painted blue on Sunday morning as a mental health gesture.
The aim of the Blue...

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...

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...

Shipwreck stories resurface

Special events are planned for this weekend to honour a Dutch ship which was long ago wrecked in Guichen Bay. The Government of the Netherlands...

Medieval Fair brings fun and fantasy back to Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier will step back in time this weekend as the city’s annual medieval fair takes centre stage. This weekend’s third instalment of the Fantasy...

Operating theatres get upgrade

Design works costing $40,000 are under way at Millicent and District Hospital with a view to its operating theatres being upgraded to meet higher...

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...

‘Dinner’ is served

In the brief moment after the house lights dim and the murmur of the crowd quietens, just as the curtain is about to be...

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...

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...

Mayor stands his ground

Wattle Range Council has given its support to its Mayor Des Noll to defy a request by the Millicent RSL and he will still...