The Dunedin Silver Fern railcar has 65 bookings so far for tomorrow's excursion from Dunedin to Oamaru and back, with a stop in Palmerston.
Proposals are being discussed for a new health centre for Palmerston.
More than 200 people attended the first Palmerston Farmers Market for the season on Saturday. Fourteen market stallholders attended the market in the Waihemo Lodge car park.
The annual East Otago High School Careers expo this week attracted a record 32 exhibitors and was attended by more than 200 pupils, parents and members of the community.
An exhibition of the "Focal Point" photographs marking the first 150 years of the Otago Daily Times was opened at the Waihemo museum, Palmerston, by Waihemo Community Board chairman Rod Philip on Friday.
The Palmerston Farmers Market will reopen for the season on Saturday.
Runners from throughout Otago, the New Zealand Defence force and police have been invited to compete in an enlarged annual Kelly's Canter race from the Palmerston town centre up Puketapu (343m) and back on Sunday.
An East Otago High School team waited until the last round before winning an Otago-wide history competition this week.
East Otago High School year 13 pupil Keiran Ireland (17) of Warrington spent a day in Wellington recently "shadowing" Dunedin North Labour MP Dr David Clark.
Maintaining rubbish bins at Hampden beach is not cheap.
If you see a long-distance runner training on the outskirts of Palmerston, give her a wave.
The Topp Twins will be the headline act in a full line-up of entertainment at the 130th Palmerston and Waihemo A and P Show in Palmerston on February 3.
Low membership and declining transactions have prompted NZCU South to consider the future of its Palmerston branch.
A new water treatment plant that opened in Palmerston this week will provide top-quality drinking water for 1600 consumers in Palmerston and the surrounding districts.
The winter may be the quiet season for tourists but this is not always the case on the Taieri Gorge Railway.
Further investigations are to be made into Hampden wastewater options.
The Waihemo pharmacy in Palmerston will stay open until at least Monday, July 23.