Drug arrest in the Riverland

  A man has been arrested following the search of a home at Glossop in the Riverland.   On Tuesday 1 December, police searched a home at Glossop and located a quantity of dried cannabis, drug paraphernalia and...

Calling Robinvale Bookworms

Bookworms and other residents are being encouraged to help name Robinvale's new community library building. The building's due to open early next year inside the grounds of Robinvale College but the Swan Hill council's after names...

Police warning for talking drivers

Mildura police are worried at the number of people using their phones while driving. Four people were fined nearly $500 and lost 4 demerit points after being caught with phones in their hands on the weekend.  One...

Operation summer in play

NSW police are increasing patrols around dams and rivers as part of Operation Summer Safe. Officers within the Barrier Police District including Wentworth and Dareton will be monitoring public safety during the warmer months as people...

Mallee fit virtual challenge

There's still time to take part in a Virtual Active Challenge to get out and about. Mallee Sports Assembly's urging people to get active for at least 30 minutes a day over two days to coincide...

What dumping? Second highest price in China!

The wine industry and federal government are getting ready to defend claims Australia's dumping wine into China. The Asian country's slapped huge tariffs on the products which have shaken the local industry. The federal government says it'll...

Over 100 offences during operation compass

More than 100 offences have been detected on roads across Mildura during a statewide operation. Operation Compass was held over the last three weekends focussing on road behaviour after the lockdown. Locally, 4 drink and 3 drug...

Cash grab run... but caught.

A man's been arrested in relation to a burglary in a local business. Police say the 49-year-old went into an area not open to the public stealing cash and other items before running off. He's been charged...

MDAS annual general meeting board election

Mallee District Aboriginal Services has held its Annual General Meeting, with members meeting in person and online via Zoom. Thirteen people nominated for Saturday's board election with five new members, VICKI CLARK, DERIK JONES, JENENE MURRAY,...

Almost 6 times the legal limit

A man's lost his licence after being caught nearly six times the blood alcohol limit. The 50-year-old was pulled over on Walnut Avenue on Friday night, allegedly blowing 0.283. His car's been impounded and will receive a...