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Police arrest man after school incident
A MAN who allegedly caused in excess of $3000 worth of damage at Greta Valley Primary School has been involuntarily placed in mental health care

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Perfect send off

IT was the send off that no one saw coming, not even Paul Maher – ever the optimist – would have imagined it.
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5000 people brave winter chill down by the river

THE Down by the River event was an outstanding success with an estimated 5000 people turning out.
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Pain no barrier in helping Charlie

DURING the last day of his marathon 200km, four day walk from Wangaratta to Oxley, Stewart Kreltszheim had almost hit the wall.
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Funding certainty sought

A PROGRAM caring for pregnant and new mothers, which lost its Federal Government funding in July, is still receiving a steady flow of referrals.
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Bond humbled by medal votes

BRIGHT star Ben Bond’s profile shot up after he polled 30 votes to take out the Clyde Baker Medal.

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5000 people brave winter chill down by the river
THE Down by the River event was an outstanding success with an estimated 5000 people turning out.
What’s in splash park?
CONSTRUCTION of the Wangaratta Splash Park could start as early as September.
9 million hits on social media
Local bike race sends social media into a frenzy with 9 million impressions.
Just too heavy in our CBD
A STRATEGY that plans to divert trucks and buses away from the CBD could bring about a second river crossing in Wangaratta.
Pain no barrier in helping Charlie
DURING the last day of his marathon 200km, four day walk from Wangaratta to Oxley, Stewart Kreltszheim had almost hit the wall.
WANGARATTA’S RSL sub-branch will seek state approval for its business plan including a proposed move to the Sydney Hotel.
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Perfect send off
IT was the send off that no one saw coming, not even Paul Maher – ever the optimist – would have imagined it.
Pressure kings prevail
UNRELENTING pressure, sublime ball use and superior fitness combined to produce an irrepressible performance from Bright
Hamstring injury no barrier for 200 game milestone
IT may not have been the ideal way to mark his 200th senior game, but King Valley’s Simon Hunter had plenty to celebrate.
9 million hits on social media
Local bike race sends social media into a frenzy with 9 million impressions.
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Wastewater plan is falling behind

IT is now a full year since the Domestic Wastewater Management Plan (DWMP) was adopted by Mansfield Shire Council, to ensure that potable water supplies…Read the story

Jail for culpable driving

A FORMER Violet Town man has been sentenced to eight years imprisonment after pleading guilty to two counts of culpable driving. Jamie McPherson, 70, recently…Read the story

Mr Consistency wins league’s top honour

HE was ranked as a dark horse heading into the count, but Bright star Ben Bond’s profile shot up after he polled 30 votes to…Read the story

More pokies planned

CLUB Savoy is hopeful Alpine Shire Council will approve a planning permit application to increase the venue’s pokie machines. The club currently has 26 machines…Read the story

People & Lifestyle

Photography skills come to light
AN eye for photography and a curiosity to learn how to use their cameras led three members of the Wangaratta Camera Club to join.
Ranger Lisa just loves the Warby Range
A CONNECTION with the Warby Range led Lisa Freeman to her position with Parks Victoria.
Floss gives time for orang-utans
FOR veterinary, Floss Miller, working with orang-utans was a far cry from her usual experiences.
John has a real sense of community
IT is all about giving back to the community for John Patton.
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Rural News

High hopes for Friday’s sale
THE annual Wangaratta Spring Breeders Weaner Cattle sale will is expected to attract 2700 head of cattle.
Market for change
A RADICAL change to cattle marketing systems is a key proposal in the VFF Wangaratta branch submission.
Rural strategy hits the road
SPRINGHURST will be the first of two ‘drop-in’ community tour sessions council will run.
The only way is up for beef trade
BEEF prices are set to remain strong and even increase over the next few years.
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