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Every now and then you have to ask the question 'who am I?' One man on a rock hurtling through space? A product of more genetics than you could poke a double helix at? Or a really tall guy who plays basketball and wants to be a journalist? Hmmm, probably the last one.
Thu May 16, 2013
Have you seen missing Mt Gambier man?
He is believed to be driving a silver Commodore sedan, SA registration WMO-514 and there is a thought he may head towards Sydney.
Mon May 13, 2013
Running flame holds wishes of world peace
Primary school students not sitting the NAPLAN test played a small part in a global relay when they handed around a glowing torch helping to spread messages of peace.
Future of printed news up for discussion
IT'S the elephant in the newsroom - media organisations are changing, advertising is moving online and the number of journalists reporting local news is shrinking.
Wed May 08, 2013
'Red List' introduced to protect at risk ecosystems
A team of international scientists is drawing up a "Red List" identifying ecosystems on the brink of extinction - and Australia appears eight times.
Locals to view new movies on the big screen
Over the past few months Landmark Pictures, which runs Mount Gambier's Oatmill Cinema, has been in discussions with the council about screening new release movies in the town hall.
Not all Murray Goulburn suppliers see the glass of milk as half full
Last month, Murray Goulburn signed a ten-year agreement with Coles to supply their private label milk in NSW and Victoria.
Tue May 07, 2013
Mount Gambier man fined over fire ban burn-off
A 52-year-old Mount Gambier man has been convicted after lighting a burn-off in grass on a day of total fire ban.
Car crashes into Mount Gambier shop
A director of a Mount Gambier electronics shop says it was lucky no-one was seriously injured after a car crashed into the store.
Band geeks claim status at jazz festival
"Are you a band geek?" asked Grammy-winning-composer, Gordon Goodwin, to which he was met with proud, deafening screams from 3,000 jazz students at the Generations in Jazz festival in Mount Gambier.
Time frame promises more NBN certainty
Regional Development Australia Limestone Coast says there is now more certainty of when the National Broadband Network will be rolled out in the region.
Mon May 06, 2013
Man dies in South-East head-on crash
Ambulance crews were called to the accident near the intersection of Praetz Rd and Pudneys Rd at Kongorong about 8.50am. The other driver, a man in his 20s, was able to walk from his car but was taken to Mt Gambier hospital for treatment for chest and leg injuries.
Sun May 05, 2013
Hospital revamp delay 'worrying'
The South Australian Opposition says it is disappointed about another delay to the start of construction at the Mount Gambier Hospital.
Sat May 04, 2013
Rural towns winners in latest NBN round
MORE than 100,000 extra properties across South Australia will be connected to the National Broadband Network, under an updated rollout plan to be announced on Sunday.
Fri May 03, 2013
Drink-driving hoon's car impounded
A MOUNT Gambier P-plater had his car impounded yesterday after he was caught driving near Hamilton at 153km/h with an alcohol reading of .206. Police clocked the 2005 Holden Commodore travelling at 153km/h in a 100km/h zone on the Henty Highway about 2am just south of Hamilton.
Thu May 02, 2013
Police to experience life on the inside
Superintendent Trevor Twilley was one of the first to sign up for the Mount Gambier Bail Out which will raise funds for the Whitelion national non-profit community organisation and Blue Light's Noorla Yo Long adventure training facility at Rendelsham.
Wed May 01, 2013
Momentum huge for Big Phat Band arrival
Students with stomachs full of butterflies will be struggling to contain their excitement on the eve of the Generations in Jazz festival when their jazz idols, the Big Phat Band, come to Mount Gambier.
Elderly woman dies in Mt Gambier crash
Just after 1.30pm the woman, 84, was driving her Toyota sedan along Tolmie Street when she crashed into a fence and a pole.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Pedalling with the pollies caps-off Abbott's visit
An early morning community bike ride around the Blue Lake with Tony Abbott has capped-off three days of some serious cycling around the South East as the 'Pollie Pedal' makes its way to Victoria.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
BMX riders eye gold at national championships on Chandler track
Defending national champion in the 17-plus and 30-34 women's classes, Jaclyn Wilson, headlines the Bendigo BMX Club riders.Maiden Gully's Matt White, who rides for Frankston, is also hopeful of bringing back national trophies.