Weekend bird count

Bird watchers will be on the riverfront this weekend counting the birds. The Aussie Backyard Bird Count has been held across the country this week and in Mildura on Sunday. The council says it involves locals counting...

Weekend cricket games

It's round six of the Sunraysia Cricket Association's first division this weekend. Irymple's up against Merbein South, Mildura East is playing Mildura Settlers, Mildura West clashes with Nichols Point, while Workers Gol Gol hosts Coomealla Wentworth. ...

Underbool kinder refurbished

Upgrades and refurbishment works have been completed at Underbool Kinder. The local kinder received $50,000 in Victorian funding through the Early Learning Facility Upgrade Program. The centre will be providing kinder long day care and occasional care,...

Sentence halved for emu killing

A man has had his jail sentence for killing emus on a remote road in the Mallee reduced on appeal. The 21-year-old was filmed running over emus on a road at Cowangie last September. He was originally...

Yes to $1.48M for Sporting Precinct

Mildura councillors have agreed to put in an extra $1.48 MILLION for the Mildura South Sporting Precinct. The money will give more space for the indoor sports hall. The council is still looking for additional funding from...

Table grape consumer confidence

The Australian Table Grape Association is putting in place new minimum maturity standards to coincide with the 2019-20 harvest. The association says the new standards are aimed at giving consumers confidence to buy more table grapes. It...

Total Fire Ban

The CFA has declared a total fire ban for the Mallee region today with conditions expected to be hot and dry. DEAN STEWART from the Weather Bureau says it's going to be a hot one with...

Silver City Hwy closure

The Silver City Highway is closed in both directions around 65km's north of Wentworth. Crews are carrying out emergency works on Bunnerungee Bridge which will be closed until further notice. Diversions are in place but motorists are...

Head on crash fatality

A driver's been killed in a head-on crash with a truck near Broken Hill. The truck driver's been taken to Broken Hill hospital for treatment after suffering head-injuries in the early morning collision. Investigations are continuing.

Outstanding warrant

Mildura police are after the public's help finding a man wanted on an outstanding warrant. They're hoping somone has information on DANIEL PAPPIN's whereabouts. Anyone with information's urged to call Mildura police station or Crime Stoppers 1800...