Labor hits out at Littleproud

Federal water minister DAVID LITTLEPROUD's been called a climate-change denier by Labor as the heat rises on water management. The minister said this week he wasn't sure if climate change was man-made but has repeatedly acknowledged...

Transparency for river water market

There are calls for a single, transparent trading platform for the southern Murray Darling Basin. The Victorian opposition says it would stop anti-competitive conduct and distortion of the water market. It comes after irrigators wrote to the...

McLeod Medal Winner

Irymple's DAN COGHLAN's won this year's McLeod Medal, winning the best and fairest in the Sunraysia Football League. He finished with 25 votes with Merbein's Ash Rowe finishing second.

Drone search for Andrew Bruton

A drone will be used as part of an aerial search for a missing man last seen in Balranald. The land aspect of the search for ANDREW BRUTON stopped yesterday afternoon, after the 42-year-old’s disappearance last...

Vehicle battery theft

South Australian police are investigating a number of vehicle battery thefts in the Riverland area. Thieves broke into a business sometime last Wednesday or Thursday taking eleven scrap vehicle batteries and a yellow sack truck. More scrap...

Car impounded at 0.177

A driver’s had his car impounded after allegedly blowing more than three times the blood alcohol limit. Mildura police intercepted a driver on Langtree Avenue in the early hours of Sunday. They say the man blew 0.177....

Property market firing up

Mildura's been named as one of the best property markers in Victoria for the best prospects of capital growth. Property market analyst company Property-ology has found Mildura as well as Bendigo are starting to fire up...

Kmart fire treated as suspicious

A weekend fire's closed Mildura's Kmart store until further notice. CFA crews were called to the rear lane of the store early Saturday morning. Investigations are continuing. The blaze is being treated as suspicious.

Opioid excess

Mildura doctors are handing out prescriptions for opioid-based painkillers at a rate of one patient every nine minutes. The figures have been uncovered by Newscorp and follow reports last week that fatal prescription medication overdoses are...

Search for missing man

Police are searching for a man who's been missing for nearly a week. ANDREW BRUTON was last seen in Balranald on Tuesday evening with his vehicle found near the banks of the Murrumbidgee River just outside...