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Shearer Snow a local legend

Mathoura lost a kingpin of our community this week with the passing of long-term local, Harry ‘Snow’ O’Connor.. What do you say about a man who was small in stature but had a heart as big as Texas?. Family was his first love

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Eileen Day
Aug 18 2017
Sport

Five Redeyes in contention

Blighty has five sides in Picola League netball finals this season.. Blighty’s third-placed A grade side will take on second-placed Deni Rovers this Saturday in Mathoura.. Play starts from 2pm and the match is expected to be hotly contested

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Delaney Couro...
Aug 18 2017
News

Hit and run investigation

Police wish to speak to the owner of a dark blue coloured ute alleged to have been involved in a ‘hit and run’ in Deniliquin on Monday.. The car was reportedly being driven west along Sloane St, about 4.40pm, when it allegedly collided

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Deniliquin Pa...
Aug 18 2017
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Harsh fines for wrong formula

Manufacturing company Accensi Pty Ltd had been fined $100000 by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority for supplying herbicides with additional chemical ingredients that were not listed in the registered formulation.. APVM

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Shepparton News
Aug 20 2017
Dairy

Youth camp back for IDW

Young people with a passion for the dairy industry are being encouraged to submit expressions of interest for next year’s National All Breeds Dairy Youth Camp.. The camp, which runs prior to International Dairy Week, is open to participants

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Shepparton News
Aug 20 2017
Cropping

Stop fires at source

There are two basic causes of hayshed fires.. The first is due to accident and poor preparation. In hot weather dry hay is easily set alight by sparks from machinery, hot exhausts or cigarettes.. Hay is also vulnerable to bushfires or grassfires

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Shepparton News
Aug 20 2017
News

Foreign labour exploited

A Queensland labour-hire company and its manager have been penalised a total of more than $84000 after flouting record-keeping and pay slip laws relating to vulnerable foreign workers, despite having previously been cautioned by the Fair Work

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Shepparton News
Aug 19 2017
Cropping

Demand pushes price up

Gippsland is the main growth region where a boost in demand for quality cereal hay has resulted in a price rise recently.. The majority of cereal is now trading at between $150 and $170/tonne but there is poor quality feed available for around

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Shepparton News
Aug 19 2017
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Hall set for country fun

Event organisers are gearing up for this weekend’s annual Reg Poole Country Music Concert at the Harston Memorial Hall.. The concert will be hosted by the Golden Guitar winner, who will perform old-time favourites with a sing-a-long.. Harston

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Shepparton News
Aug 19 2017
Cropping

Farmall tractors are a perfect fit

At the Dieckmann family’s 81ha farm, the lucerne hay producers have been using Case IH equipment for decades and recently purchased a trio of tractors.. Having recently purchased a Farmall 115U cab, Farmall 60B and Farmall105U with loader from

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Shepparton News
Aug 19 2017
News

Fix must come first

Brave investment is required to grow the patronage and quality of V/Line services, Nationals Member for Euroa Steph Ryan says.. Following the release of a Victorian Auditor General’s report on the regional rail network, Ms Ryan has called on

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Shepparton News
Aug 19 2017
Cropping

VIDEO: Stanhope cheese plant opened

Fonterra's new state-of-the-art cheese plant was officially opened in Stanhope, marking the return of full production to the site two and a half years after fire destroyed the previous plant.. The $140 million plant has injected an estimated $30

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Alana Christe...
Aug 18 2017
News

VIDEO: Explore the...

With the towering silos littered across the Victorian landscape, a drone has helped to deliver a different perspective to the Wimmera-Mallee's Silo Art Trail.. From vision of the intricate artistry to stunning landscapes that see these

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Alana Christe...
Aug 18 2017
Water

Blue-Green Algae...

Goulburn Murray Water (GMW) has removed the blue-green algae warning for Lake Eppalock following a significant decline in blue-green algae levels.. GMW will continue to undertake regular water quality monitoring and if blue-green algae reach levels

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Shepparton News
Aug 18 2017
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Space seeds get ray...

Tomato seeds that were carried into space aboard a space shuttle and experimented on by astronauts in the 1980s only made it past Sydney’s Biosecurity officers after a blast of gamma rays.. The Tomato Rutgers California Supreme seeds were

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Shepparton News
Aug 18 2017
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Trio accused of IS-inspired mosque attack

Three men have been accused of terrorism offences following arson attacks at a Melbourne mosque last year.

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AAP News
Aug 20 2017
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Abbott won't trick me on ballot: Brandis

Attorney-General George Brandis insists the postal ballot on same-sex marriage won't be broadened to take in other issues around the debate.

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AAP News
Aug 20 2017
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Wreck of WWII USS Indianapolis found

The sinking of the USS Indianapolis remains the US Navy's single worst loss at sea with nearly 900 crew killed in the dying days of WWII.

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AAP News
Aug 20 2017
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Shorten offers PM talks on citizenship row

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has offered talks with the prime minister over the growing citizenship crisis which has already captured seven MPs and senators.

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AAP News
Aug 20 2017
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Security evolving with terror threat: PM

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced a new national strategy to tackle the growing use of vehicles as weapons by terrorists.

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AAP News
Aug 20 2017
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Counterprotest upstages Boston rally

Counterprotesters have marched through historic Boston Common, where conservatives had planned to deliver a series of speeches but soon left.

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AAP News
Aug 20 2017
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Spain investigating missing imam

Spanish police are hunting Younes Abouyaaquoub, a 22-year-old Moroccan suspected of driving the van that ploughed into a packed Barcelona promenade, killing 13.

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AAP News
Aug 20 2017
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Wallabies refuse to panic in face of flak

The Wallabies won't be overhauling their starting side or new defensive system despite suffering a record-breaking Bledisloe Cup loss to the All Blacks.

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AAP News
Aug 20 2017
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Missing Aussie boy's dad arrives in Spain

The father of missing Australian boy Julian Cadman has arrived in Barcelona to find his son and be with his seriously injured wife after the terror attacks.

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AAP News
Aug 20 2017
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All Blacks humble Wallabies again

The All Blacks have once again displayed the gulf in class between New Zealand and Australian rugby with a record-setting 54-34 Bledisloe Cup win in Sydney.

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AAP News
Aug 19 2017
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Pedestrians hit by car in Sydney

A woman is in a serious condition after a car crashed into the footpath of a busy street in Sydney's north, injuring seven pedestrians including a child.

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AAP News
Aug 19 2017
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