From hot water to navy career

“WE were preparing for a caning, but got congratulated instead for making a decent career move,” Mount Gambier’s Dieter Merchel told The Border Watch. From the […]

Forestry future confidence high

A LOCAL parliamentary leader has voiced his opinion of the future of forestry in the region following an announcement by OneFortyOne Plantations last week. […]

Groundwork laid for rare wonder return

PREPARATIONS for this autumn’s glow-in-the-dark mushroom spectacle are well under way with ForestrySA set to reopen the pine site on the city’s outskirts later this year. […]

Eager to invest

CONSTRUCTION of a $125m wood-pellet production plant could be under way by early next year after a Queensland-based renewables company confirmed its eagerness to invest in […]

Remembering the fallen

A VETERANS wall of remembrance has been established at the Mount Gambier Community Returned and Services League and will be formally dedicated on Anzac Day next […]

Freight route upgrade

ROADWORKS of around $2.8m are under way at two Riddoch Highway intersections near Mount Gambier to improve safety for heavy vehicle operators and private road users. […]

RSL finances outsourced

THE Mount Gambier Community Returned and Services League decided to appoint a South East accounting firm to handle its financial affairs at its annual general meeting […]

Apprentices on board

ONEFORTYONE Wood Products recently welcomed three first year apprentices to its operation in Mount Gambier as part of an ongoing strategy to attract the next generation […]

Defibrillator rollout continues

THE rollout of defibrillators to Country Fire Service vehicles across the state has been continuing steadily during the past 12 months. South Australian CFS regional commander […]