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Shepparton News
Dec 15 2016
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Grand champion battle on

They have been crowned the best bowler at their club, but the greatest in the Goulburn Valley is yet to be decided.. The supreme bowler of each Goulburn Valley Bowls Division club will fight it out for the Champion of Champions title starting

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Lauren Bordin
Jan 21 2017
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Synthetic cannabis danger

A sex shop owner was selling potentially lethal ‘‘synthetic’’ cannabis to his customers in his Shepparton store.. Dean Broughton, 55, owner of Erotic Nights in Stewart St, pleaded guilty to trafficking synthetic cannabis and proceeds of

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Barclay White
Jan 21 2017
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Stopped car sparks grassfire

An car which overheated is believed to have caused a grassfire in Bunnaloo on Monday evening.. The car had stopped in tall grass.. Mathoura, Tantonan, Bunnaloo and Thyra Rural Fire Service brigades responded to the fire on Larcombe Rd about 7.20pm

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Delaney Couro...
Jan 21 2017
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Taste of Soul for Deniliquin

The team behind Deniliquin’s Soul Flats Music Festival are throwing an all ages party to kick off 2017.. The evening will be a celebration of Deniliquin’s deep pool of musical talent and a showcase of some of Melbourne’s best emerging artists

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Delaney Couro...
Jan 21 2017
Sport

Basketball season kicks off

Deniliquin Sports Stadium’s men’s basketball competition had its first round of the season on Wednesday night.. This season numbers have increased rapidly with some spots still open for a ninth team.. If you’re interested then visit John at

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Contributor
Jan 21 2017
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A car lovin’ chick

Rhiannon Hayes’ passion for cars started when she was just four years old.. The 28 year-old has attended the Bright Iconic Rod Run every year since her father Steve Beckwith first took her as a youngster.. She’s also an active member of the new

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Kacee Johnston
Jan 21 2017
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What game are they playing?

Reports of less than 100 percent support for complementary or non-flow related measures to help provide more water for food production are ‘‘simply amazing’’, according to Southern Riverina Irrigators chairman Graeme Pyle.. Mr Pyle

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Zoe McMaugh
Jan 21 2017
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Keech family welcomes twins

The excitement has continued for the Keech Family.. Following two recent engagements, twins have been welcomed into the world.. Proud parents are Blake Keech and his fiancé Pheobe Pike and their two bundles of joy are Spencer David and Arlo Saige

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Deniliquin Pa...
Jan 21 2017
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Changes to Purtills pass application

Purtills has been transporting our most precious cargo for 66 years, with Keith Purtill starting his first school bus run service in 1951.. Today, the Deniliquin-based business operates up to 55 school bus services each day across most of the

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Deniliquin Pa...
Jan 21 2017
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Still doing it tough

The dairy industry is still doing it tough, but there are some signs of improvement.. That is the optimistic prediction from NSW Farmers’ Dairy Committee deputy chair Malcolm Holm.. The Blighty-based dairy farmer said while prices being offered

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Zoe McMaugh
Jan 21 2017
Sport

Croquet start date delayed

Croquet play for 2017 will start on Sunday, January 29 with breakfast at 8am.. Play will start at 9 to 9.30 following the breakfast.. The lawn courts are in great condition but some work still needs to be carried out next week before the courts can

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Contributor
Jan 21 2017
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Ambassador to stay to...

Award winning children’s author Susanne Gervay OAM will give an ‘author talk’ at the Central Murray Library in Deniliquin on Friday, January 27.. Ms Gervay will speak about her books and will also be available to talk with interested readers

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Zoe McMaugh
Jan 21 2017
News

Pitiful compensation

The pitiful compensation being offered to communities being devastated by poor government water policy has been highlighted again this week.. Two shires in northern NSW were allocated a total of $2 million by the Federal Government to help

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Zoe McMaugh
Jan 21 2017
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The cool place to be

The Deniliquin Swim Centre is the best place to have fun and cool off with friends and family this summer.. Challenge a friend on the gladiator pole, which will be in the water on Wednesday, January 18.. The Aqua Challenge inflatable will also be in

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Delaney Couro...
Jan 21 2017
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Viticulture

Step-up for next leaders

Applications are now open for the Australian Vignerons, Wine Australia and Winemakers Federation of Australia-funded Future Leaders program for 2017.. The program is suitable for those who are ready to step-up and be the next leaders in

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Shepparton News
Jan 21 2017
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Curious cow gets stuck

A cow had a close shave recently when she got her head stuck in a hollow tree.. Anna-Grace Close and her father, Robert, were rounding up cattle on their Harrow (in the Wimmera) Red Angus stud when they discovered the mischievous heifer, with its

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Rodney Woods
Jan 21 2017
Livestock

Popularity growing

The popularity of Maine-Anjou beef cattle is growing, four decades since they first come to Australia.. The French breed, developed by crossing the French Mancelle and English Durham, came to Australia in the 1970s and was originally a dual purpose

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Shepparton News
Jan 21 2017
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Download fishing app

Anglers are being encouraged to download the ‘‘Vic Fishing’’ app for smartphones or get hold of the 2017 Victorian Recreational Fishing Guide as the Victorian Government looks to reach its ‘‘Target One Million’’ plan to increase the

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Shepparton News
Jan 21 2017
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Wild dog committee formed

Farmers, landholders and experts in species management are being encouraged to apply for the new Wild Dog Management Advisory Committee.. The committee will provide advice to the government on the strategic management of wild dogs across Victori

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Shepparton News
Jan 20 2017
Cropping

Looking for top crops

Maize growers are being invited to submit entries in a national maize yield competition.. The Maize Association of Australia is running the contest to encourage growers to push their yield goals and outcomes higher.. Association chair Harley Bligh

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Shepparton News
Jan 20 2017
Cropping

Hidden danger

Each year we hear about haystack fires in sheds and paddocks and, unfortunately, equipment.. However, not so commonly thought of are hay baler fires.. During every hay harvest, the Victorian CFA attends several baler fires, many of which could have

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Shepparton News
Jan 20 2017
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Post-harvest debrief

Riverine Plains is inviting growers to attend Sykesy’s Buraja Meeting on February 2, to reflect on last year, its harvests and challenges for the season ahead.. The day will include a post-harvest debrief session run by Mark Harris from Rural

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Shepparton News
Jan 20 2017
Horticulture

Pesticide fine issued

A citrus farmer in the Curlwaa area in the Sunraysia region has been fined by the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) for misuse of pesticides.. The EPA issued two fines of $400 to the citrus farmer, for using a pesticide contrary to an

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Shepparton News
Jan 20 2017
Horticulture

Letters to the Editor

Bad doctors do more damage than guns. An open letter to Australian Medical Association president Michael Gannon.. Dear Mr Gannon.. I am taken back by your comments on gun control and the AMA (Country News, January 10).. While I am not a doctor, I

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Shepparton News
Jan 20 2017
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New lab to boost jobs

Victorian Regional Development Minister Jaala Pulford officially announced the next phase of the Product Innovation Science Lab Centre in Echuca recently, to complement EB Mawson and Son’s concrete and quarrying business.. The Andrews Government

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2017
Dairy

Suppliers to get milk...

Tatura Milk suppliers are getting a milk price increase due to what the company says are improved market circumstances.. Their price will move from $5/kg milk solds to $5.13.. Bega managing director Barry Irvin said there had been a relatively rapid

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2017
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Man mauled by shark in Torres Strait

A man has suffered significant blood loss after being mauled by shark in the Torres Strait.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2017
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Labour won't block Brexit, says Corbyn

UK Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn says his party will not block the triggering of Article 50.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2017
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Four more survivors from Italian hotel

Four more survivors have been rescued from an Italian hotel demolished by an avalanche, but the death toll has risen to four with 15 unaccounted for.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2017
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Pentagon, Homeland chiefs sworn in

President Donald Trump's nominees to run the Pentagon and the Homeland Security Department have been sworn in.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2017
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Ex-UN chief apologises over bribery case

Ex-UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has apologised for causing public concern after his family members were named in a bribery case in the United States.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2017
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Death toll could rise from Vic car attack

Victorian Police Commissioner Graham Ashton says the death toll could still rise after a car ploughed through a Melbourne mall.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2017
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Sydney teens try to steal taxi in assault

Two teenagers have been charged after they bashed a cab driver and tried to steal his car.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2017
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Trump to target Obama's climate plans

The Trump administration has made it official that it will move to get rid of Barack Obama's environmental initiatives.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2017
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'El Chapo' pleads not guilty in US court

Mexican drug cartel boss Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman has pleaded not guilty to 17 charges in a US court.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2017
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One wounded in school shooting

Authorities say shooing at West Liberty High School that injured a 16-year-old student could have been far worse if not for the heroics of staff members.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2017
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Baby still critical after mall car attack

A baby is still fighting for its life after becoming the youngest victim of the Bourke St mall car attack in Melbourne.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2017
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