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Watch your blaze

District residents can expect to see grass fires ‘‘start to kick off’’ over the next couple of weeks, NSW Mid Murray Rural Fire Service Inspector Jim Puniard has warned.. Strong winds across the Mid-Murray Zone over the past

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Delaney Couro...
Sep 26 2017
Sport

Blighty junior presentation day photos

Blighty Football Netball Club’s junior presentation day was held at their clubrooms last Sunday.. The day was held along with the senior presentations following the juniors.. There were 35 individual award getters on the day, with the Under

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Jamie Lowe
Sep 26 2017
News

Deni High’s new school captains

Tallulah McKenzie and Sid Pearn will lead Deniliquin High for the next 12 months after being elected as the school’s captains last week.. The pair were elected to the leadership roles at a formal assembly last week, with their tenure starting

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Deniliquin Pa...
Sep 26 2017
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Murray Goulburn hoses down speculation

Troubled dairy processor Murray Goulburn has confirmed it has had approaches from a number of suitors interested in either buying some assets or taking over the whole co-operative. "These proposals have ranged from the sale of certain assets to

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Shepparton News
Sep 26 2017
Horticulture

Waste not, want not

Kerang’s Andre Henry has become the first recipient of the Nuffield Australian Alumni Scholarship, this year named in honour of Max Jelbart.. Mr Henry, who is supported by Australian Processing Tomato Growers, plans to investigate alternative

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Shepparton News
Sep 26 2017
News

Big plan for tower

Kyabram’s water tower could be set for a facelift if some residents get their way.. A number of community members, including Allan Weeks and Mary Bowman, have got together to drum up support to freshen up the Albion St tower.. Having come up

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Alana Christe...
Sep 26 2017
News

Auctioneer ready for a big stage

Elders Euroa agent Joe Allen is off to the Royal Sydney Easter Show next year after finishing runner-up in the 2017 ALPA Victorian Young Auctioneers Competition.. Mr Allen, who has a background in sheep and cropping, said he was ready for what was

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Rodney Woods
Sep 26 2017
Cropping

Mice are hurting crops

Significant numbers of mice present across regions of southern NSW suggests an early start to breeding, prompted in part by a warm and dry winter and last year’s high stubble load.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation invests in

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Shepparton News
Sep 26 2017
Water

Bugs reveal poor river health

A snapshot of river health in the north central catchment region has found a number of rivers and streams are in poor ecological health.. About 50 volunteers measured the condition of the Little Murray River, Loddon River, Gunbower Creek and

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Shepparton News
Sep 26 2017
Dairy

Kyabram company wins family award

Kyabram dairy company Kyvalley Dairy Group has received the 2017 Family Business Australia Victorian Hall of Fame award.. The announcement came as part of last week’s National Family Business Day celebrations and recognises family businesses

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Shepparton News
Sep 26 2017
Water

No GV water visit as inquiry ends

The federal parliament’s committee inquiring into irrigation efficiency has wrapped up its public hearings without coming near northern Victoria.. The last public hearing was in Griffith on September 15.. The committee has declined invitations

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Geoff Adams
Sep 26 2017
News

Plenty to see at show and shine

The Euroa Show and Shine is back again this weekend.. Together with the event’s major sponsor, Shannons Insurance, organisers have focused on presenting some of the best cars, bikes and other ‘‘things with engines’’ to

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Shepparton News
Sep 26 2017
News

Juniors steal showgirl...

When it comes time for the showgirl competitions on agricultural days, it’s often the Miss Showgirl entrants than get plenty of the focus.. However in recent years, younger girls have been throwing their hat in the ring to compete for a title

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Alana Christe...
Sep 26 2017
Dairy

Power price hits dairy

Dairy farmers are being crushed under the weight of power prices, with climbing power bills impacting their ability to stay competitive.. The rising cost of electricity has hit farmers hard, with Australian Dairy Council figures claiming that dairy

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Alana Christe...
Sep 26 2017
Cropping

Fonterra makes bid for...

Fonterra has emerged as one of the companies making an offer to take over dairy co-operative, Murray Goulburn.. Fonterra managing director, Rene Dedoncker has told ABC radio the company is interested in Australia's biggest milk processor

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Shepparton News
Sep 25 2017
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Row over gas supply continues to bubble

The federal government is heaping pressure on the states - especially NSW and Victoria - to free up gas developments to ensure long-term domestic supply.

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AAP News
Sep 27 2017
News

Penguins to pick AFL grand final winner

Ahead of fans flocking to the MCG, Melbourne Aquarium's penguins are waddling to work out if the Adelaide Crows or Richmond Tigers will take the (fish) cake.

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AAP News
Sep 27 2017
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Investigators assess fatal Qld plane site

Aviation experts will spend days examining a southern Queensland turf farm where an instructor and his student died after their plane crashed nose-first.

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AAP News
Sep 27 2017
News

North Korea tortured our son, say parents

The parents of a United States man who was arrested in North Korea have called the rogue nation terrorists and say they tortured their son.

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AAP News
Sep 27 2017
News

WA Police Union folds on IR action

The WA Police Union has told members to resume full duties after a legal directive from Commissioner Chris Dawson ordering them against industrial action.

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AAP News
Sep 26 2017
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Govt argues Roberts, Ludlam ineligible

The Commonwealth will argue that One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts and former Greens senator Scott Ludlam were ineligible to run for parliament last year.

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AAP News
Sep 26 2017
News

Bouncer's 1997 murder trial nears end

A pension form error was made by a public servant, not by a NSW man accused of murdering his wife, his barrister has told a jury.

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AAP News
Sep 26 2017
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McEwan was 'waiting' to kill, court hears

A man accused of murdering a Korean woman in Brisbane almost four years ago told police he had been waiting his "whole life" to kill someone, a court has heard.

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AAP News
Sep 26 2017
News

More households splurging on nights out

More Australians are splashing out on "meaningful experiences" such as concert tickets, the theatre, hotel stays and eating out rather than retail goods, according to new data released by National Australia Bank.. NAB's Customer

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AAP News
Sep 26 2017
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Culleton warned to stay on track at trial

Former One Nation senator Rod Culleton is representing himself at a trial in Perth and has been warned to stay on track.

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AAP News
Sep 26 2017
News

Fatal training flight spiralled into turf

An instructor and his student are dead after a light plane crash in southeast Queensland.

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AAP News
Sep 26 2017
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