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Opinion

All we have to do is dream

Whatever plans you have on Friday night cancel them.. Well, that is unless you are going to be at the soccer.. There is no AFL in Melbourne on Friday night, there is no local football either, so there is no reason why you should not head off to

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
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Business grants open

City of Greater Shepparton’s new business grant program has opened.. The grant program aims to support the establishment of new businesses in Greater Shepparton and promote investment in the local economy.. Funding of up to $10000 is available

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
Education

A lesson in staying healthy

It was all about health and wellbeing for Numurkah Secondary College students who celebrated YOLO Day on Monday.. It was the third time the school had celebrated You Only Live Once Day, with many students participating in a range of activities such

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Sionnie Kelly
Sep 20 2017
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Regional News
Sport

Lions make their mark

After a sooner than hoped exit from the finals this year, the Mulwala Football Netball Club celebrated two top gongs at the Murray Football League Vote Count on Sunday.. Mulwala’s Chris O’Neill took out the Damien Jones Medal for the

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Contributor
Sep 20 2017
News

Young Farmers time to shine

By Emma Prior. For the first time ever, the Yarrawonga Mulwala Agricultural Show will showcase the skills of young local farmers putting them through their paces on show day.. This year’s show is the perfect place to start the Young Farmers

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Sep 20 2017
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Welcome support for Cancer Awareness Breakfast

The Mulwala Water Ski Club has once again delivered valuable financial support for the fundraising efforts of local cancer support group Friends In Common.. Board President Len Langford and Director Gavin Williams presented June Probert and Liz

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Racheal Willett
Sep 20 2017
News

Who will be mayor?

The votes are all counted and the nine councillors have been announced, with several vying for the top job as Federation Council’s first mayor.. Candidates and media were invited to Corowa’s Oddfellows Hall on September 12 where the

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Sarah Dean
Sep 20 2017
Sport

Around the Greens

Club Mulwala Outdoor Bowls A good week for bowls with the season prelude starting to hot up. Tuesday was the official opening of the Ovens and Murray season with 36 ladies teams taking to the greens at Corowa Civic. The club had two teams competing

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Contributor
Sep 20 2017
Sport

Off the Tee

YMGCR Golf Mixed Foursomes Championships Last Sunday Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club held its Mixed Foursomes Championship on the tricky Executive Course and the Lake Course. The 27-hole championship was played under blue skies and a very light breeze

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Contributor
Sep 20 2017
Sport

Third time lucky? Maybe ...

Nagambie is certainly a seasoned campaigner when it comes to grand finals.. This weekend marks the Lakers’ third season decider in four years, and every player bar one of the Lakers’ squad of 25 vying to play on Saturday has at least one

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The Telegraph
Sep 20 2017
News

Property stolen from Northwood shed

Police are investigating a theft from a Northwood Rd, Northwood shed.. Thieves entered the property sometime between the afternoon of Thursday, September 14 and Friday afternoon.. Thieves stole a John Deere ride on lawn mower, along with other

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The Telegraph
Sep 20 2017
News

GALLERY: Seymour College Has Talent Show

The Seymour College Community Arts Centre came alive on August 25 and 26, with students performing in the annual Seymour College Has Talent Show.. This year, 80 students from Foundation through to Year 12 and Inclusive Education took part. . Take

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The Telegraph
Sep 20 2017
News

Grants close Friday

MEMBER for Euroa Steph Ryan has urged sporting clubs to apply for a share of up to $400,000 worth of Victorian Government funding under the VicHealth Active Club grant scheme.. Grants of up to $10,000 are available to clubs looking to increase

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The McIvor Ti...
Sep 20 2017
Sport

Tonny aim to upset...

TONGALA has made it through to the grand final of the Murray Netball League after downing Deniliquin by 11 goals in Saturday’s preliminary final at Cobram.. The Blues overcame the odds to be the unlikely winner on Saturday having gone into the

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Kyabram Free ...
Sep 20 2017
News

Police going digital

REGIONAL Victorian police and emergency services will have access to the state’s digital radio network from 2018, eliminating key black spots and increasing security and audio clarity.. Victoria Police, Victoria State Emergency Service, Life

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Kyabram Free ...
Sep 20 2017
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Rural News
Cropping

Take care to avoid fires

Green or damp hay encourages elements like bacteria and fungi to grow and decompose.. A series of complex biological and chemical reactions can then cause a build-up that allows hay to heat.. This can produce flammable gasses which may ignite.. The

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
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195 Cobram abattoir workers sacked

ALMOST 200 local abattoir memories have been made redundant after being shelved on indefinite shutdown since March.. JBS – the Brazilian-based largest red meat processor in the world – first shut down its Cobram works in March because of

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
Cropping

Field day tackles best quality silage

Producing the best quality silage was the topic of a recent field day held at Murray Goulburn Trading’s Numurkah site.. The day allowed farmers, contractors and manufacturers to come together to discuss the best ways to inoculate silage

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
News

Champagne and Scallop Risotto

Champagne and Scallop Risotto. Serves four. Ingredients:. 20g butter. 1 leek, finely sliced. 2 cloves garlic, crushed. 2 cups arborio rice. 1 cup champagne or white wine. 3 cups chicken stock, boiling. 2 cups milk, heated until just boiling. 1 tbsp

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
News

Amnesty draws guns

More than 200 firearms have been surrendered in Victoria in the first two months of the National Firearms Amnesty.. Owners have handed in 2150 rifles, shotguns and handguns as well as a number of knives, imitation firearms and quantities of

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
News

Snakes sneaking into urban areas

The warmer weather is likely to see the emergence of more snakes, and rural veterinarians are gearing up for an influx of bitten pets.. A recent survey carried out by University of Melbourne found the most common victims in urban Melbourne were

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
Viticulture

Heavy rain and storms likely from November to January

The first 16 days in Benalla this month has been the coldest in September since 1969.. The mean temperature of 9.3 degrees was the lowest since the 8.6 was recorded in Benalla for the first 16 days of September 1969.. Widespread heavy frosts were

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Peter Nelson
Sep 20 2017
Cropping

Inoculant can help save your hay

Current seasonal conditions have highlighted the problem of showery weather and high humidity causing difficulty with hay-making due to crops being unable to dry sufficiently to be baled in these conditions.. Continued turning for drying purposes

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
Horticulture

Weeding out dodgy operators

A new watchdog will head the toughest labour hire scheme in Australia under a crackdown on dodgy operators by the Victorian Government.. The laws, to be put to parliament by the end of the year, are in response to an investigation that uncovered

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
Water

High price expected

A 609ha property owned by the late Michael Burston, a noted cattle man and Order of Australia recipient, is expected to fetch upwards of $4.75million when it goes under the hammer on October 6.. The property, dubbed East Mount Ada, is held over 22

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
News

Young voices heard

Murray Bennett of Landmark in Wangaratta is the 2017 ALPA Victorian Young Auctioneers Competition winner.. Joe Allen, from Elders in Euroa, was runner-up, and both men will represent Victoria at the 2018 ALPA National Young Auctioneers Competition

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
Dairy

Pint-sized cattle dog...

So Steve, tell us all about Billie.. Billie has no idea that he is little, and he always has to be around the action. Even though he is actually Hamish’s dog, he spends most of the day with me out on the farm. He loves to run through the

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Sep 20 2017
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National News
News

No public inquest for Wye River fire

A public inquest will not be held into a bushfire that destroyed 116 homes on Victoria's surf coast on Christmas Day 2015.

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AAP News
Sep 20 2017
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Prince Andrew's leg up for entrepreneurs

Prince Andrew has launched the Australian semi-final of his global competition for budding entrepreneurs.

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AAP News
Sep 20 2017
News

Cop got into Finn's car, inquest told

A man has told the Shirley Finn inquest he saw a uniformed policeman get into her distinctive Dodge on the morning her body was found.

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AAP News
Sep 20 2017
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Trust key to staying in power: Qld premier

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has highlighted the importance of building trust with voters in her State of the State speech.

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AAP News
Sep 20 2017
News

NZ election result is anyone's guess

There have been more ups and downs during New Zealand's election campaign than anyone could have reasonably predicted and the outcome is anyone's guess.

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AAP News
Sep 20 2017
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Telstra boss lost sleep over dividend cut

Telstra chief executive Andy Penn says he had some sleepless nights as he considered the company's plan to cut payouts to shareholders.

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AAP News
Sep 20 2017
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One Nation senator to face High Court

One Nation Senator Malcolm Roberts will be questioned by government lawyers in the High Court over his British citizenship.

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AAP News
Sep 20 2017
News

Hurricane Maria moves towards Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria is moving towards Puerto Rico, with warnings of widespread destruction after the storm hammered Dominica.

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AAP News
Sep 20 2017
News

Cousins told he's lucky crash didn't kill

Ben Cousins has been told by a Perth magistrate it was lucky he didn't kill someone when he crashed his car head-on into a truck while high on meth.

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AAP News
Sep 20 2017
News

ACCC concerned regulations boost big banks

The ACCC has asked the Productivity Commission to look at whether regulation is giving Australia's giant lenders an unfair advantage over their smaller rivals.

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AAP News
Sep 20 2017
News

NSW drunk driver avoids jail after appeal

A Brazilian student jailed for driving drunk with eight passengers in his car in Sydney has been sentenced to an 18-month good behaviour bond on appeal.

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AAP News
Sep 20 2017
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