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Fire warning for tomorrow

The CFA have declared a Total Fire Ban in Northern Country tomorrow because of a severe fire danger rating.. Sunny and dry conditions, with top of 34 degrees and winds up to 24 km are forecast for Shepparton tomorrow.. Total Fire Bans will also be

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2017
Sport

Aiken’s stars draw poorly

It was a case of ecstasy to disappointment within 24 hours for Avenel trainer David Aiken in Sydney on the weekend.. Aiken’s pair of champion pacers, Lennytheshark and Hectorjayjay, gave him one of his most memorable nights in the sport when they

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Feb 21 2017
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Taking to water

Ave Maria Village residents took to the water at Victoria Park Lake on Thursday.. With help from Shepparton Sailability, a number of residents were able to relax out on the water in complete safety.. The water experience was about an hour long and

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Sionnie Kelly
Feb 21 2017
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Farm thefts put lives in danger: Boyer

Toolamba West resident Bob Boyer has been left frustrated after thieves stole more than $4000 worth of equipment from his farming property last weekend.. ‘‘It’s the second time this has happened in two months now, thieves entering my property

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Hayden Thomson
Feb 22 2017
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Total fire ban

The CFA have declared today, Wednesday 22 February, a Total Fire Ban in the North Central district. . No fires can be lit or be allowed to remain alight in the open air from 12:01 AM on Wed, 22 Feb 2017 until 11:59 PM Wed, 22 Feb 2017. . A Total

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Feb 22 2017
Sport

Corowa RSL Squash

Monday night squash results round 3 – The Tigers lost to the Swans on games with two rubbers each. Matt Davis beat Mark Chappell 3 games 36 points to 2 games 35 points. Chanelle Upton filled in for Jane and lost to Stephen Blain, 1 game 16 points

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Feb 22 2017
Sport

Corowa Rowers celebrate Nagambie success

Corowa Rowing Club had six rowers competing at the two day regatta held over the weekend. The regatta is a lead into the State Championships held at the same venue on the first weekend in March. The first day of competition saw all the events run over

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Feb 22 2017
Sport

Around the greens

Corowa Civic BowlsMid- Week Pennant – The pleasant weather conditions this week were a relief for everyone. Results were a mixture of elation and deflation. Division B1 Civic hosted Wodonga 2 resulting in a 23 shot win for Civic. Ian Bilney 29/14 and

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Feb 22 2017
Sport

Corowa Cricket

B Grade went down to Beechworth when their total proved too much for the Roos in their clash at Ball Park. Chasing 218 for victory the Roos got off to a steady start with John Schnelle and Shane Norman adding 25 for the first wicket before Schnelle

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Feb 22 2017
Sport

CDHBU ready for season ahead

At the CDHBU Football Club plans for the 2017 season have brought new hopes for a successful year ahead. Senior Co-Coaches Mick Collins and Jeremy Stevenson, who together have a wealth of knowledge and experience in country football, have secured an

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Corowa Free P...
Feb 22 2017
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Industry expansion planned for Howlong

Cool Off and several other Howlong businesses including VK Logic Engineering and Killen Trucking have proposed to partner with Federation Council to seek Commonwealth funding to expand, develop and enhance the current Howlong Industrial Park. The

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Alannah Green...
Feb 22 2017
Sport

Bulls win with team effort

Yet another home game for the Yarrawonga Mulwala Under 12 Bulls and this time it was Rutherglen who made the trek to the Yarrawonga College P-12 oval. Captain Noah Clarke won the toss and elected to bowl first with the aid of a strong breeze blowing

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Feb 22 2017
Sport

Pigeon girls ready to...

Women’s football has been front and centre of late as the national competition hits the spotlight and behind the scenes the Yarrawonga Football Netball Club has been putting together a talented girl’s squad of their own.. The Pigeons will be

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Feb 22 2017
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Bulls win a close one

With heat restrictions in force last week, the Under 14 Bulls played City Colts White at Mulwala in a one-dayer match. . The Bulls started by losing the toss and being sent into bat by the opposition.. A one-day strategy was put into action

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Feb 22 2017
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Lakers secure crucial...

The Lakers A Grade secured a critical outright victory over rivals Wangaratta Magpies at the lush Lonsdale Reserve, Mulwala this week. With both sides looking to improve on last week’s performance where 20 first innings wickets were lost for

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Feb 22 2017
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Apology for farm assistance delays

Federal Government departments have apologised for poor performance in handling some of the botched dairy applications for Farm Household Assistance.. The departments and the Federal Government have come under criticism for lengthy delays, lost

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Geoff Adams
Feb 22 2017
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Weather concerns for Northern Country

Be on high alert for fire danger tomorrow, as the Country Fire Authority has declared a Total Fire Ban across Northern Country, Mallee, Wimmera, North Central and Central districts. . Bureau of Meteorology Senior Meteorologists, Dean Stewart says

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2017
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Rohan is a bee-liever

At just 19 years old, Rohan Ford already has 131 beehives under his belt, with a vision to double his stock — however daunting that process may be.. His passion for bees and beekeeping began at a young age, when he developed an interest in the

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2017
Viticulture

Beef and lemongrass stirfry

Beef and Lemongrass Stir-fry. Serves four. Ingredients:. 500g beef rump, thinly sliced. 2 tbsp oil. 2 tsp grated ginger. 2 tsp finely chopped lemongrass (white part only). 3 spring onions, cut into 3cm lengths. 1 large red capsicum, thinly sliced

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2017
Cropping

Bumper crop year welcomed

Total winter crop production in Victoria is estimated to more than double in 2016-17 off the back of favourable spring conditions and estimated high yields.. The Federal Department of Agriculture and Water Resources report is welcome relief for

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Alana Christe...
Feb 21 2017
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Expo entertains

The Seymour Alternative Farming Expo opened its gates on Friday.. Crowds flocked to the three-day event, as young and old came to see what was new and different in agriculture and farming.. It was a fun weekend out for all ages, with Kings Park

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2017
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Seymour Alternative Farming Expo- Gallery

...Powered by Cincopa <a href='https://www. cincopa. com/media-platform/html-slideshow'>Slideshow HTML</a> for Business solution.<span>Seymour Alternative Farming Expo 2016</span><span>Extra Photos from the event

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2017
Water

Basin plan threat rejected

A threat by Labor to force the adoption of the 450Gl of extra water for the Murray-Darling Basin Plan has been rejected by irrigators and the Federal Government.. Labor water spokesperson Tony Burke has threatened to move for an amendment to the

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Alana Christe...
Feb 21 2017
Horticulture

Authorities seek tree vandals

Forest Fire Management Victoria is seeking public assistance to identify the person responsible for the illegal removal of tree burls in the Jamieson area.. ‘‘Someone has deliberately removed around 100 burls from trees in the Upper Goulburn

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Feb 21 2017
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Molyullah blackhole

At beef farmer John Knapper’s farm, set among the rolling hills of Molyullah, there’s one sound you will never hear — a mobile phone ringing.. Mr Knapper lives in a telecommunication black hole. He relies on his landline to receive calls and

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Alana Christe...
Feb 21 2017
Cropping

Government marijuana...

The first medicinal cannabis crop grown by the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources has been harvested as the Victorian Government looks to establish a reliable, safe production pipeline for the supply of it to Victorian

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Rodney Woods
Feb 21 2017
Water

Scorching day delivers...

An on-property clearing sale of extensive farming and cropping plant at Bennelong at Barham has realised more than $1million.. The property was sold recently by Ruralco Property for a price in line with the pre-auction forecast of $8.5million

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2017
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Access to medicinal cannabis to get easier

Australia could have a healthy stock of medicinal cannabis within eight weeks with the federal government to ease importation laws to meet demand.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2017
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Record number of international students

The number of international students coming to Australia has surged by more than 10 per cent to almost 555,000 people from almost 200 countries.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2017
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Netanyahu in historic visit to Australia

Malcolm Turnbull will host talks with Benjamin Netanyahu in Sydney on Wednesday after the Israeli prime minister arrives for a historic four-day visit.

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Feb 22 2017
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Calls for safer airport after Vic crash

The future of Essendon airport after a fiery crash killed five men will be guided by facts, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews says.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2017
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Uate ready to return to his best at Manly

Akuila Uate says he is primed to revive his NRL career at Manly after being dropped to reserve grade at Newcastle last year.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2017
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NSW loses $5.46b to poker machines: Greens

The NSW Greens say they have data showing people in NSW have lost a collective $5.46 billion to club poker machines over a year.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2017
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Bishop in US for alliance stocktake

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop will get some insight into the next step in the fight against the IS terrorists when she visits the US over the next two days.

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AAP News
Feb 21 2017
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Aust will vet Central American refugees

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says he won't take Central American refugees who pose a risk to national security under the US deal.

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AAP News
Feb 21 2017
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Qld police launch appeal after man's death

North Queensland police say the death of a man whose body was found in a Cairns home is suspicious.

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AAP News
Feb 21 2017
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Eight years sought for Bali cop death

Prosecutors have called on a Bali court to jail Australian woman Sara Connor and her British boyfriend for eight years.

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AAP News
Feb 21 2017
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Malaysia yet to establish what killed Kim

Malaysia says the cause of Kim Jong Nam's death remains unknown.

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AAP News
Feb 21 2017
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