Court cases drop

A review of case loads has prompted a reduction in court hearings at Millicent and Bordertown. The Magistrates Court will now sit...

Extended communications outages hit Millicent

Telstra customers in Millicent and surrounds faced disrupted services for a number of days until the fault was remedied on Sunday afternoon....

Kimberly-Clark fined for advertising mix-up

One of the region’s largest employers has been fined $200,000 by the Federal Court for misleading advertising. Kimberly-Clark Australia has 400 employees...

Penola tuned up

The Penola Coonawarra Acoustic Music Gathering will kick off in two weeks. The event will be held at McCorquindale Park from Friday,...

Liberal member endorsed

Former Mount Gambier teacher Penny Pratt is well-placed to enter State Parliament next year after winning Liberal Party endorsement for the rural...

Tarpeena timber product in sights for council office

Preliminary design work including the possible use of a new laminated timber product from Tarpeena is continuing on the proposed $5.5m office...

Former bank on open market

The Commonwealth Bank is set to end a near 60-year association with Millicent. The doors of its George Street branch were closed...

New group to guide rec hub

Mount Gambier City Council is seeking applications from the community for the Wulanda Recreation and Convention Centre Stage 3 Community Reference Group...

Well-being initiative to keep community connected

A Naracoorte Lucindale Wellbeing Program is being developed as part of a partnership between a host of local and state agencies. Naracoorte...

Emergency water deal reached

The South Australian Government is leading the way in supporting drought affected farmers in their region after signing on to the $100m...

Public housing support sought

Mount Gambier City Council will lobby for increased funding to expand public housing in the region. Councillors last week agreed to advocate...

Action awarded

Tenison Woods College has been recognised as one of South Australia’s climate change action leaders. Teacher Tom Linnell won the top award...

City bus service pulls up short

Mount Gambier City Council will push for greater funding for bus services, after its first review of system in 15 years the...

Laughter ensured

There’s no denying it, we could all use a good dose of laughter at the moment. It is, after all, the best...

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Pioneers women build toward return

The OneFortyOne Mount Gambier Pioneers women are ramping up preparations for the inaugural NBL1 season later this year and received a significant boost last week. Mount Gambier will play its first competition in two years alongside a...

Millicent ‘slam dunks’ finals day

Millicent enjoyed a dream Limestone Coast Basketball League finals day on Saturday evening after both Magic sides secured the prized trophies at home. Due to a COVID implemented shutdown of the Country Basketball League, Millicent, Mount Gambier,...

Season enters ‘night mode’

The 2021 Veolia Limestone Coast Women’s Football League turned on the floodlights last weekend after the season switched to night mode. To kick off proceedings in round 3, the first two night games of the season were...

Stewart straps in for big year

Mount Gambier’s teenage racer Jobe Stewart is ready to jump into the hot seat this weekend and begin the biggest year of his short career. After taking on the iconic Mount Panorama circuit at Bathurst in October,...

Crunch time in junior cricket season

The fight for bragging rights across the Mount Gambier and District Cricket Association junior competitions reaches top gear this weekend when the Semi Finals begin. Places in the respective O’Donohue (Under 17s) and Sims Shield (Under 12s)...