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05:23 pm | In 1999, a brash teenager from Leongatha told his teacher he didn’t need to do any homework because he was going to be a champion footballer. If you talk the talk you have…

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Medieval life recreated by history buffs in Leongatha »

04:48 pm | WAR is raging between England and France – in the quaint countryside of South Gippsland. The members of the…

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Author Ben Hobson reveals secrets on Snake Island book »

04:45 pm | DESPITE relocating to North Brisbane some years ago, author Ben Hobson’s heart remains in Gippsland.  The Yarram born writer’s…

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Foster Primary School stills seeks more money for rebuild »

04:43 pm | WHILE the “practical completion” of Foster Primary School’s upgrade was announced by the State Government last week, the school’s…

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Phillip Island a public exposure site for new measles case »

11:31 am | THREE confirmed measles cases have been identified in Victorian residents who have returned from overseas travel. Two cases were…

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Curtain raises on local theatre offerings »

04:58 pm | WHILE the irresistibly loveable Young Frankestein may have come to an end, there is no rest for Leongatha Lyric Theatre as they throw themselves back into preparation for their upcoming production, Jasper Jones. Set against the backdrop of a fictitious mining town in the hot summer of 1965, Jasper Jones follows the repercussions of the…

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Foxes, rabbits in Landcare’s sights »

05:03 pm | THE South Gippsland Landcare Network has started working on a new fox and rabbit control program. Covering 16,000ha of coast and farmland, project planning and works have been underway for six months, with another two years of onground work to come. Fox control will be undertaken through baiting on farmland and public land, with fox…

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Diamond in the Rough »

05:23 pm | In 1999, a brash teenager from Leongatha told his teacher he didn’t need to do any homework because he was going to be a champion footballer. If you talk the talk you have to back it up by walking the walk and that’s exactly what Jarryd Roughead did. His retirement from the AFL was played…

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Diamond in the Rough »

05:23 pm | In 1999, a brash teenager from Leongatha told his teacher he didn’t need to do any homework because he was going to be a champion footballer. If you talk the talk you have to back it up by walking the walk and that’s exactly what Jarryd Roughead did. His retirement from the AFL was played…

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Foxes, rabbits in Landcare’s sights »

05:03 pm | THE South Gippsland Landcare Network has started working on a new fox and rabbit control program. Covering 16,000ha of coast and farmland, project planning and works have been underway for…

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Jersey chief, Glen Barrett, pursues Chinese market »

05:02 pm | A FORMER Korumburra man was an instrumental part of a dairy delegation to China to open opportunities for the Jersey breed. China…

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Focus on the future »

03:59 pm | A FARMING family with eyes well and truly on the future will be in the spotlight during this month’s Focus Farm open…

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Eating parmas backs farmers » Wayne Kuhne keeps Jersey cattle on national stage » Federal action to protect farmers against activists » Dairy industry in need of skilled labour » Dairying looks to better times »

Business

New Beginnings Christian Books and Giftware shares God’s word »

04:52 pm | CHRISTIANITY is alive and well in Leongatha, and a humble shop that has been servicing the town since 2003 is contributing to…

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Leongatha business owners back Leongatha Proud campaign »

04:50 pm | TRADERS throughout Leongatha have given a thumbs up to The Star’s latest business boost initiative which kicked off on Monday. The Leongatha…

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Leongatha Travel and Cruise staff train for a holiday » Leongatha Amcal pharmacy claims company award » Rural job gives Cameron Pepper room to grow » Bakery rises to the challenge » Female doctors boost the ranks »

Take off with a career in aviation »

04:54 pm | IF you’ve ever dreamt of becoming a pilot, we’ve compiled a few tips to get you gliding along the right path. Before you dismiss the notion, keep in mind there…

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