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Cowes retiree an instant millionaire »

12:10 pm |   A RETIRED man from Cowes has become a mid-week millionaire after winning a division one prize of $1 million in last week’s Monday and Wednesday Lotto draw. The salt-of-the-earth man was stoked…

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Seniors’ 50 years of fun »

12:19 pm | LEONGATHA Senior Citizens Club last week hosted celebrations to commemorate the club’s 50th birthday. Coffee, morning tea and a…

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Mums treated to morning tea »

12:16 pm | LEONGATHA Primary School Preps invited their mums to a special morning tea at school on Friday morning to celebrate…

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Men talk sheds »

12:14 pm | MEMBERS of men’s shed from around Gippsland united last Wednesday for a meeting. President of the Victorian Men’s Shed…

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Arty Gras showcases Mirboo North »

12:13 pm |   THE Mirboo North Arty Gras was held over the weekend and started on Friday evening with the opening…

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News

Talented community creates theatre magic »

12:12 pm |   THE exoticness of Vietnam and the emotions of love will be brought to the stage during Wonthaggi Theatrical Group’s production of Miss Saigon from May 27. Audiences can expect engaging music, stunning sets and impressive performances by seasoned and new performers. Among them will be Lionel Wood of Wonthaggi North, who at 77 is…

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Take charge of fertility »

03:59 pm | FOR Gippsland dairy farmers Mick and Julie Fusinato, completing an In Charge Fertility workshop has meant better calving outcomes and healthier cows. The Neerim South couple made the five day commitment to the workshops and have since noticed lower empty rates in their younger cows. “I initially baulked at the five day commitment, but when…

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Cowes retiree an instant millionaire »

12:10 pm |   A RETIRED man from Cowes has become a mid-week millionaire after winning a division one prize of $1 million in last week’s Monday and Wednesday Lotto draw. The salt-of-the-earth man was stoked when he got the phone call from Tatts to break the news he’d be having a pretty cruisy retirement here on out.…

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Martial arts team excel »

03:53 pm | SOUTH Gippsland Freestyle Karate students came away with 19 medallions following the International Sports Karate Association Gippsland Classic in Traralgon on April 30. Nine students from the Leongatha and Korumburra club attended the event, which was the first tournament the club had competed in since opening last year. “It was a defining and proud moment…

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Rural News

Take charge of fertility »

03:59 pm | FOR Gippsland dairy farmers Mick and Julie Fusinato, completing an In Charge Fertility workshop has meant better calving outcomes and healthier cows. The Neerim South couple made the five day…

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Lamb demand grows »

03:59 pm | STRONG demand and limited supply is being credited for lifting lamb prices in the first quarter of 2017, which is good news…

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Cattle theft mystery »

03:58 pm | POLICE are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the theft of 16 Angus steers from Andrew Harmon’s Pound Creek farm in December 2016.…

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MG considers reaction to ACCC court action » Heavy steers stand out » Moving on from price crash » MG faces Federal Court action » MP optimistic about Leongatha dairy factory »

Business

Meeniyan hub gets support »

12:57 pm | SOME 30 people gathered in Meeniyan last Wednesday night to discuss the possibility of establishing a community hub in the town. A…

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Supermarket site earmarked »

12:53 pm | THE future of Nyora has been planned for, with land rezoned for a supermarket and other shops in the future. South Gippsland…

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Scrap clawbacks » Massive Leongatha sale on now  » Sweet opening for cake shop » Whistleblower: good leaders act » Laneway Festival a winner »

Potential for Phillip Island car ferry »

12:59 pm | THE feasibility of a car ferry between Phillip Island and Stony Point on the Mornington Peninsula is under investigation with a tender to develop a business case for the project…

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