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Planned burn for Rushworth

FOREST Fire Management Victoria and CFA advise that a 21 hectare burn will take place on April 19 in the Rushworth State Forest, 500m north of Rushworth, weather permitting.. This should be completed between 9am and 8pm but you may see smoke until

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Apr 18 2018
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Record appeal raises $25,641.85

THE Kyabram Fire Brigade’s Good Friday Appeal once again broke records.. After a new record was set last year, the team went one better raising $25,641.85.. “It went better than according to plan for us,” brigade captain Mick

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Apr 11 2018
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Packing shed gets $535,000 funding

KY D-Pak owners Josie and Tony De Pasquale are celebrating a fruitful week after they received a $535,000 grant from the Federal Government as part of the regional jobs and investment packages.. The grants were worth $220 million nation-wide, with

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Apr 11 2018
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Kyabram man finds American prisoner of war bracelet in a...

An emotionally moving and unexplained ‘find’ has connected a Kyabram charity worker with the family of a murdered American serviceman.. And the discovery took place almost 14 years ago to the day that Staff Sergeant Keith

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Apr 10 2018
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Multiple fires in...

CFA crews were called out to multiple grassfires in Byrneside at midday. Tankers were called to a fire on the Midland Hwy before four other fires started along Byrneside-Gillieston Rd between the Midland Hwy and Mooroopna-Lancaster Rd. About 11

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Apr 03 2018
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Thieves hit Kyabram...

A SUPERMARKET and golf club in Kyabram were targeted by thieves on the weekend. One offender broke into the Kyabram IGA in Albion St just after 3am Sunday. The man smashed a window before stealing $123 worth of alcohol. Police are reviewing CCTV

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Mar 26 2018
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I want to say thanks...

IF ANYONE has a beanie to spare, Ron Heier would be eternally grateful.. As part of the World’s Greatest Shave, the local lost his locks on Thursday. “There would have been at least 10 people at the pub who shaved or coloured their

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Lachlan Durling
Mar 21 2018
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Kyabram's theatre production preparing to take on Shrek

Kyabram’s very own not-for-profit theatre production is preparing to go ahead for a third year.. For the past two years, a few locals have given young aspiring actors and actresses the chance to get up on stage and perform.. In 2017, the cast

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Mar 15 2018
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Let’s talk NDIS

LOCALS who want to know more about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) should head to Stanhope.. The NDIS Intereach information van — or iVan — will be at the Stanhope Post Office next Thursday and NDIS staff will be on hand

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Lachlan Durling
Mar 14 2018
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Baptism of fire for new water minister

MINISTER for Agriculture and Water Resources David Littleproud made his first visit to the Goulburn Valley since being promoted to the ministry when he travelled to Shepparton on Thursday.. Mr Littleproud met with a group of Lancaster irrigators

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Mar 14 2018
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MATES make big...

IF YOU’VE got the time, why not find a MATE?. The MATES Youth Mentoring Program run by Campaspe Youth Partnership is putting the call out for more locals to join the team.. The program connects school students with a positive volunteer role

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Lachlan Durling
Mar 14 2018
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No accident - Eight...

EIGHT fires that ripped through Tongala on Thursday were deliberately lit.. Arson and police investigators assessed the scenes of the blazes on Friday.. ‘‘The exact cause is not known, but they have been deliberately lit on a number of

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Mar 14 2018
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Fountain’s new look...

GREEN with envy or getting into the St Patrick’s day spirit?. It may be a couple of days early but the Allan St fountain has taken on a new look.. Locals in town on Tuesday may have noticed a virescent tinge to the water flowing out of the

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Mar 14 2018
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Tomatoes are the source of two new vital sign monitors

THESE tomatoes have heart.. The Kyabram Heart group has donated two new vital sign observation monitors to Kyabram District Health Service for use in its main hospital ward and Urgent Care Centre.. The group collected the money in part through its

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Lachlan Durling
Mar 14 2018
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Have your say on the Merrigum plan

MERRIGUM residents are being encouraged to have their say on shaping the town’s future.. On Sunday, March 18 residents are invited to a free barbecue at Judd Park to have their say on the community plan.. The event will give residents the

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Mar 09 2018
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Doolan likely to plead

A WOMAN allegedly involved in an aggravated burglary in Kyabram which saw memorabilia and cash stolen while an elderly woman slept is expected to plead guilty.. Susan Margaret Doolan, 55, appeared in Echuca Magistrates Court last Tuesday charged

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Mar 09 2018
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Grants to improve...

THE state government is helping kindergartens upgrade their buildings and playgrounds to provide a more inclusive environment for children with disabilities and additional needs.. Local governments, not-for-profit service providers and pre-schools

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Mar 09 2018
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Barman Greg is on a...

POPULAR Hurleys Hotel barman Greg Woods made the trip to Charlton last week with Kyabram trots trainer Mick Blackmore to see a trotter he has an ownership interest in try to break through for his first win after running three minor placings.. The

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Mar 09 2018
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Pierce is the cowboy...

TOOMA cowboy Brad Pierce will be the rider to beat in the Kyabram rodeo after setting a record 93 points in the saddle bronc at the Narrandera Rodeo.. As well as Ky, there are Victorian rodeos at Merrijig on Saturday and Chiltern on Sunday.. There

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Kyabram Free ...
Mar 09 2018
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