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Go to see Lonnie Lee

LEGENDARY Australian rockabilly pioneer Lonnie Lee will feature at Echuca Paramount as part of 2017 Seniors Week celebrations on Friday, October 13.. The concert headlined by ‘‘Australia’s own Elvis Presley’’ will

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Sep 29 2017
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Have a say on boosting student outcomes

PARENTS, teachers and students are being urged to take part in the David Gonski-led review, before the October 13 closing date.. Federal Member for Murray Damian Drum said the review was a chance for people across the education system to share their

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Sep 29 2017
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Northern exposure

THE Kyabram Theatre Group staged the production Travelling North at the Kyabram High School Assembly Hall in July 1986. The play was directed by Andrew Smith and produced by Jan Prior.. The cast were: Colin Maxwell, Carol Howell, Geoff Strachan

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Sep 28 2017
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ID tag wait goes on

VICTORIAN producers still don’t know if the Victorian government will subsidise electronic identification tags for sheep and goats in 2018.. Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford’s refusal to confirm a subsidy in parliament last week

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Charmayne All...
Sep 28 2017
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Mayor says Campaspe...

THE Municipal Association of Victoria believes small rural councils are struggling.. The MAV told a parliamentary inquiry on Wednesday that a reduction in state and federal government funding combined with the two per cent rate cap has left these

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Vivienne Duck
Sep 22 2017
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Visit historical house

TATURA’S Nithsdale House will open its doors for a charity day this month.. Almost 100 years old, the house has an extensive history and a stunning interior.. Owner Phyl Mactier said the home was built by her husband’s family when they

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Sep 22 2017
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Do you want to be...

APPLICATIONS are now open for the Loddon Murray Community Leadership Program (LMCLP).. The 10-month program (26 contact days) empowers local heroes to continue investing in their community.. Those passionate about their community, industry or sector

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Sep 22 2017
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Former drug user backs welfare test plan

A FORMER Kyabram drug user has praised the federal government’s trialled welfare drug test plan, which he believed would set users on the path to recovery.. The government earlier this year announced it would drug test 5000 Centrelink clients

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Sep 22 2017
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Get in quick for Farmers’ Fund

THE Farmers’ Fund applications are now open for grants up to $10,000.. The fund raises money through the sale of Farmers’ Fund milk in Victorian Coles supermarkets.. Owned by the Victorian Farmers Federation, the Farmers’ Fund

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Sep 21 2017
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Looking back

Crash landing for factory chimney. A SERIES of short but very loud blasts were heard in Kyabram on the afternoon of Tuesday, October 10, 1989 when an estimated 80,000 bricks went crashing to the ground in a matter of a few seconds.. About 50

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Sep 21 2017
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Break-in at Ky croquet...

THE Kyabram Croquet Club shed was burgled last week with maintenance equipment stolen.. A pressure washer, mower and some tools were taken from the shed on Church St, Kyabram between Friday afternoon and Saturday afternoon.. Anyone who saw anything

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Sep 21 2017
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Firewood offenders...

THE SPRING 2017 firewood collection season on public land opened across Victoria on September 1.. Forest Fire Management Victoria’s program manager for forest management and roading, Brady Childs, said people are reminded it is important

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Sep 21 2017
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Libraries have holiday...

SCHOOL holidays are fast approaching and Campaspe Libraries have them covered, with a variety of daily activities guaranteed to entertain children of all ages.. Library services manager Jenny Mustey said a range of activities have been planned

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Sep 21 2017
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Letters to the editor

Ad not worth bleating about. THE Indian High Commission has complained of an ad being “offensive”, saying it hurt the religious sentiments of the Indian community (The Age 12/9). The ad was meant to promote inclusivity. It depicts the

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Sep 20 2017
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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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Sep 20 2017
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Butchery gearing up for barbecue season

TWELVE months after opening their doors, Main Street Butchery are continuing to bring home the bacon.. Opened by David and Sally Miles on September 21, 2016, the new butcher in town is now a fully established community business.. With six full-time

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Sep 20 2017
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‘Truly great day in...

FONTERRA has opened the doors of its newly rebuilt cheese plant to bring the community inside as part of a legendairy Community Open Day.. More than 500 people, including Fonterra farmers, staff, their families and the local community turned out for

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Charmayne All...
Sep 20 2017
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Mesmerising music

ANGELIC artist and producer SONA (aka Kelsie Rimmer) will be bringing a mesmerising set to Stanhope on Friday night.. First bursting onto the Australian music scene when she performed on The Voice Australia, the Melbourne-based singer/songwriter has

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Sep 20 2017
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Dairy farming really...

KYABRAM P-12 College students used their artistic skills while learning about the importance of the dairy industry through a new program called Painting Daisy.. In its inaugural year, the program showcases the relevance of the dairy industry to the

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Charmayne All...
Sep 20 2017
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