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Reprimand brings saga to an end
DR Julian Fidge has been reprimanded for 14 breaches of the councillor code of conduct.

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Two many similar faces at college today

CATHEDRAL College will welcome five sets of twins to the Murdoch Road campus.
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Briggs’ big ride to kick off on Friday

LOCAL businessman Tim Briggs is gearing up to ride his bike for 24 hours straight.
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Humble James a leading citizen

JAMES Neary was humble in receiving the 2015 Rural City of Wangaratta citizen of the year award.
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Bringing town’s hall up to scratch

A COMMUNITY hall which is regularly used by local groups will take another step forward in its refurbishment.
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Australia Day nod for trio

THREE local residents have received Australia Day honors approved by the Governor General, Peter Cosgrove.

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FARMERS working to rebuild after December’s Warby Range bushfire now have access to concessional loans.
Precinct is the place to be in city
SUMMER 2014-’15 has seen Wangaratta’s Ovens Riverside precinct firmly establish itself.
Two many similar faces at college today
CATHEDRAL College will welcome five sets of twins to the Murdoch Road campus.
Briggs’ big ride to kick off on Friday
LOCAL businessman Tim Briggs is gearing up to ride his bike for 24 hours straight.
Humble James a leading citizen
JAMES Neary was humble in receiving the 2015 Rural City of Wangaratta citizen of the year award.
Drunk, drug drivers targeted
A DRUNK driver on his p-plates was caught by police with five passengers in his car on Australia Day.
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All or nothing
NO fear and no second chances will be the message for the Lady Warriors.
Stars gearing up for Country Week
CITY Colts and Wangaratta Magpies players dominate the 13-man squad.
Magpies set to soar in 2015
IT’S hard to look at the Magpies’ senior list and not get excited about their prospects.
Test legends offer expert advice to young cricketers
JUNIOR cricketers had the chance to take on Australian cricket legends Bruce Yardley and Keith Stackpole.
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Roff won’t apply for chief position

MANSFIELD Shire Council has announced it will advertise the position for a new chief executive officer in the coming months. The contract for existing chief…Read the story

Mt Wombat guardian honored for his service

WHETHER you call him a Country Fire Authority (CFA) volunteer, a farmer or the guardian of local communities, there is no denying that Order of…Read the story

Park develops

BRIGHT’S Alpine Community Plantations (ACP) Trail Master Plan has been finalised and the Alpine Cycling Club (ACC) is leading the charge in the development of…Read the story

Car crash prompts police warning

LOCALS and visitors are being reminded to stay alert and watch for wildlife on the roads after a 4WD accident in Mudgegonga on Sunday night.…Read the story

People & Lifestyle

Palestine visit brings goodwill
VAL Edwards is eagerly awaiting her chance to finally visit Palestine.
Retiring life for Robin in 2015
AFTER almost three decades working as an anaesthetist, Robin Sharp has hung up his stethoscope for the final time.
Tim rides to ‘put the brakes on cancer’
TIM Briggs knows the heartache of supporting a family member through a cancer battle.
Life of music good for character and soul
JOHN Bianco has left a fine note on Wangaratta Primary School after 30 years teaching music there.
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Rural News

Vignerons kept on toes
HEAVY rainfalls have kept vignerons busy across the district over the past month.
Record prices at sale
THE blue ribbon weaner cattle sale has yielded prices that a veteran livestock agent described as the highest in his career.
Blue ribbon sale shaping up well
BEEF producers anticipate a buoyant market for 600 young cattle listed for the first blue ribbon weaner sale of the summer.
Volunteers rebuild hope
BUSHFIRE recovery volunteers working with BlazeAid have opened their hearts and hands to help local families rebuild key farming infrastructure.
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