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Government must hop to it says Walsh

VICTORIAN farmers are losing crops and pastures and facing costly damage to fencing due to the Victorian Government’s ongoing delays issuing permits to control rising numbers of kangaroos, according to Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh

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Riverine Herald
Jun 22 2018
Sport

Dazzling race debut for Annemiek

THE Newton stable exploded back onto the local racing scene when its home-bred Annemiek smashed the field to win at its first start in the $25,000 CIH Maiden Plate over 1000m at Echuca on Wednesday.. A win made even more impressive after the course

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Riverine Herald
Jun 22 2018
News

Echuca burglar behind bars

AN ECHUCA man convicted of multiple burglary and theft charges has been jailed for four months.. Matthew Richardson, 24, pleaded guilty in Bendigo Magistrates Court earlier this month to multiple counts of burglary, attempted burglary, theft, theft

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Riverine Herald
Jun 22 2018
News

Guilty but to get his licence

A MAGISTRATE granted Darcy James Murray his licence back after a drink driving charge.. But because he failed to take the paperwork to VicRoads he was charged with breaching the interlock order.. Murray appeared in Echuca Magistrates Court on

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Riverine Herald
Jun 22 2018
Sport

Teams jostle for ladder spots

ECHUCA A grade netball side is not going away any time soon.. We asked for a response last week after its Goulburn Valley League loss to Shepparton Bears — and we got one.. And this week, we expect more of the same.. Coming up against

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Riverine Herald
Jun 22 2018
Lifestyle

It’s not what we have lost, it’s about what we gained

RECENTLY, I received the news that a close friend and colleague had died.. This news was sudden, shocking and saddening.. Like any death, or indeed any other tragedy that might befall us, it raises a number of questions that we struggle to answer

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Riverine Herald
Jun 22 2018
News

Recycling cash will be put to good use in our region

CAMPASPE Shire Council has received a welcome $275,000 to fund two recycling projects.. The money is a small piece of the $4.2 million pie the State Government announced on Monday to boost local councils and businesses recycling efforts in regional

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Riverine Herald
Jun 22 2018
News

18 months jail for assault, burglary

A MAN who smashed his way into his ex’s house before charging at her with a knife has been jailed for 18 months.. The Echuca man had to be capsicum sprayed by police to be arrested after the incident.. The man appeared in Echuca Magistrates

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Riverine Herald
Jun 22 2018
Sport

Murray League Streamed Live

The crucial Murray Football League clash between Echuca United and Barooga will be streamed live on riverineherald. com. au from 1.45 pm Saturday. Supporters, fans and interested onlookers alike can access the stream from any device of their choice

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Riverine Herald
Jun 22 2018
Education

Achievements celebrated

ALMOST 60 Vivid Learning graduates received 93 certificates of participation at a graduation ceremony late last month.. Vivid Learning is the registered training organisation of Vivid, formerly known as Murray Human Services.. It delivers training

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Riverine Herald
Jun 22 2018
Entertainment

Shrek Jnr ready to launch in Ky in July

EXCITEMENT is building as Shrek Jnr takes to the stage next month.. And it promises to be a show that will entertain the whole family.. The show stars Echuca College’s Harry McClay as Shrek, Moama Anglican Grammar School’s Harper Raverty

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Riverine Herald
Jun 22 2018
Education

Scholarship is expected to relieve some financial stress

LEITCHVILLE’S Ellie Hodge, 20, has won this year’s $12,000 Greenham GOTAFE dairy scholarship.. Ellie has completed her science degree and received accelerated entry into a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at the University of Melbourne

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Riverine Herald
Jun 22 2018
Sport

Sporties to be closed by Rich River from June 30

THE Rich River Golf Club will close the Moama Sports Club on June 30.. After which Murray River Council will take over the lease on the site and convert the complex for offices and associated council facilities from September 1.. Rich River Golf

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Riverine Herald
Jun 22 2018
News

Service to mark the Korean War

THE peace talks lasted almost as long as the war itself.. And it would be second only to Vietnam as the bloodiest conflict of the Cold War period.. Yet the Korean War, which cost both halves of the Korean Peninsula and their superpower backers

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Riverine Herald
Jun 22 2018
Sport

Eagles face Cloke and ruthless Hawks

AN experienced Barooga team has been bolstered by the announcement ex-AFL footballer Cameron Cloke will take to the field against Echuca United tomorrow.. The 33-year-old former Collingwood, Carlton and Port Adelaide player will add a huge amount of

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Riverine Herald
Jun 22 2018
News

Magistrate says the law supports Campaspe Shire

A MAGISTRATE at Echuca Courthouse has ignited debate around the town’s parking meters – even though they have been in use for almost 60 years.. On Tuesday Magistrate Patrick Southey asked the open court why there were parking meters in

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Riverine Herald
Jun 22 2018
Sport

Andrew Johnston

I HAD the privilege of playing in the One and All Inclusion game on Sunday.. This was truly a wonderful experience to be a part of.. Being in this industry, I spend most of my time thinking about, talking about, or writing about football.. People

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Riverine Herald
Jun 21 2018
Sport

Bowls report

Mathoura. Mathoura held the Gulpa Creek Invitation Open Fours tournament over the weekend, which was won by (skip) T. Mansbridge, (third) A. Vesty, (second) I. Hunter and (lead) D. Hessell.. Runners-up were T. Hawley, B. Bartlett, J. Harris and G

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Riverine Herald
Jun 21 2018
Sport

Relief as Raiders find path to glory

AN AGONISING 323 days of pain, broken by the sound of a whistle after just 90 minutes.. That is how long it took for the Moama Echuca Border Raiders to secure a win and sing their song after their last victory — a 2-1 over Colts United on July

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Riverine Herald
Jun 21 2018
News

Here’s cheers to the Govt

THE Victorian Government has raised a glass to Echuca’s Wine In A Glass.. The government has invested more than $1.18 million for 65 projects to increase local and international markets, boost wine tourism and grow wine businesses

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Riverine Herald
Jun 21 2018
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