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Safer station platform

Safer station platform

SAFETY has been improved at Kerang railway station with the recent completion of works to replace the platform.

Reading rewards

Reading rewards

THE 2018/19 Gannawarra Library Service Summer Reading Program culminated with three lucky youngsters receiving family passes to Echuca's ...

Moar move on Mallee

Moar move on Mallee

ANOTHER independent candidate has joined the contest to represent the Federal seat of Mallee.

Buyback blow-back

Buyback blow-back

RURAL groups have expressed outrage over Federal Labor's proposal to repeal the 1500GL cap on water buybacks.

Messages for the messenger

Messages for the messenger

DISTRICT farmers have highlighted the plight of their neighbours and the community during two water resource consultation meetings.

Music heritage recalled

Music heritage recalled

WHILE swimming legend Lisa Curry gave lessons in the pool at Cohuna last weekend, her other half, Mark ...

Safety priority near schools

Safety priority near schools

THE return of students to district schools has prompted Gannawarra mayor, Cr Lorraine Learmonth to remind motorists using ...

Classic catch for hospital

Classic catch for hospital

COHUNA District Hospital is a step closer towards installing a new cardiac monitoring system thanks to a $2000 ...

Retail pioneering link

Retail pioneering link

A LINK with a pioneering Kerang retail dynasty has been broken with the passing of Michael Hawthorne.

Squandering a precious resource

Squandering a precious resource

DESPITE repeated calls for more effective use of scarce resources, Governments have been accused of continuing to squander ...

Guiding four generations

Guiding four generations

GUIDING in Kerang is alive and well teaching girls and young women life skills while gaining confidence and ...

Creek canoe marathon

Creek canoe marathon

THE Gunbower Creek is set to become the venue for Australia's first creek paddling marathon.

Disability needs being assessed

Disability needs being assessed

PEOPLE living with disabilities are assessing their options to ensure their individual needs and goals are met following ...

Class spans the ages

Class spans the ages

STUDENTS at the tiny Lake Charm Primary School have settled in for another school year.

Dismay over charity vandals

Dismay over charity vandals

VOLUNTEERS at one of Kerang's charity opportunity shops are dismayed by vandalism and theft that occurred during the ...

Forest water flows on to farms

Forest water flows on to farms

LAST year's watering of the internationally significant Gunbower Forest has highlighted the importance of efficient and effective water ...

Towns' hot spots mapped

Towns' hot spots mapped

GANNAWARRA Shire Council was one of nine councils in the region to recently take part in the Cool ...

LAKE BYPASS STARTS

LAKE BYPASS STARTS

WORK is underway on an engineering project to bypass one of the Reedy Lakes network near Kerang.

Give before you receive

Give before you receive

A SENSE of community has the capacity to embolden people, a former resident told the Australia Day gathering ...

Humble helper honoured

Humble helper honoured

A KERANG woman honoured for service to her community believes that a passion to assist others is her ...

Australia Day in the park

Australia Day in the park

WITH the Lions Club-cooked breakfast cooked and consumed and the cockatoos wheeling and squawking in the blue sky ...

TOP CITIZENS

TOP CITIZENS

A MAN with a lifetime of community service has been awarded Gannawarra's 2019 Citizen of the Year honour.

Messages for the messenger

Messages for the messenger

DISTRICT farmers have highlighted the plight of their neighbours and the community during two water resource consultation meetings.

Music heritage recalled

Music heritage recalled

WHILE swimming legend Lisa Curry gave lessons in the pool at Cohuna last weekend, her other half, Mark ...

Safety priority near schools

Safety priority near schools

THE return of students to district schools has prompted Gannawarra mayor, Cr Lorraine Learmonth to remind motorists using ...

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Football, netball unity

Football, netball unity

THE district's two neighbouring football and netball leagues have agreed to create an amalgamated board.

Cricket finals battle

THIRD and fourth positions in the Northern District Cricket Association ladder are up for grabs, with Cohuna and Barham-Koondrook both ...

Creek canoe marathon

Creek canoe marathon

THE Gunbower Creek is set to become the venue for Australia's first creek paddling marathon.

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Queue for child abuse evidence

ALMOST 3800 people have given evidence in private sessions before the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child ...

Hird Swamp water debacle

THE members of the Bendigo Branch of Field and Game Australia agree with many of the points raised ...

Mailbox: your say

THROUGH your newspaper, I and many other ratepayers of Cohuna would like to know the reason for the ...

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CONGRATULATIONS to the Kerang business houses and the shire for the festive decorations around the main business area ...

Mailbox: your say

THROUGH your newspaper, I and many other ratepayers of Cohuna would like to know the reason for the ...

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