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OMK stumps up $54,000 for McGrath Foundation

IT was all about the pink for OMK’s Pink Stumps Day and with a grand total of $54,000 raised, organisers can be justly proud of the result.

Raising cash for equality

ARMED with protective gloves, tongs and a large rubbish bag, two seven-year-olds from Wonthaggi North Primary School are raising money to support women’s equality in Bass Coast.

Cattle for sale for a cause

TWENTY-SEVEN mixed sex cattle will be up for sale at Koonwarra’s fortnightly store sale on Friday to raise money for Outtrim Moyarra Kongwak (OMK) Cricket Club’s annual Pink Stumps Day.

Korumburra’s first women footballers recall their glory days

TRY telling long-time friends Lorraine Touzel and Bobbie Brown that Korumburra’s first women’s football team was established in the last year or two and they will quickly correct you - with photographic evidence to back them up.

Leongatha smash and grab

IN the early hours of Sunday morning, February 21, jewellery store Hays Jewellers Leongatha was broken into and robbed.

Footy, netball restart gains momentum

NOTWITHSTANDING the COVID hiccup this week, football and netball in the local area is picking up a head of steam with little more than a month to the kickoff.

Foster parents needed for dogs

NEW Beginnings Animal Rescue, a not-for-profit organisation based in South Gippsland, is looking for foster parents.

Bright times ahead for Korumburra business

THE Korumburra business community faces a bright future despite the challenges of COVID-19, according to the Korumburra Business Association (KBA).

Lovely Valentine’s Day despite lockdown

FLORISTS’ busiest day of the year, Valentine’s Day, was put in jeopardy on Friday after the snap COVID-19 lockdown.

Transforming dolls to be more realistic

SICK of seeing young children play with glamorous, unrealistic looking dolls, two Loch kindergarten teachers decided to do something about it.

Cultivating oyster mushrooms in a Wattlebank garage

As a family which eats a mainly plant-based diet, Beatrice and Peter wanted to grow their own mushrooms and began with grow kits before moving into the industrial-style operation they have now.

Leongatha author recreates historic AFL moment

AFTER becoming the first trio to score 100 goals in the same VFL season, three of the game’s greats were photographed in a Melbourne pub in 1970. The opportunity to reunite them and recreate the iconic image was one that could not be passed

Painful history close to home

THE ANNUAL commemoration of the hanging of two Aboriginal freedom fighters in 1842, the first people to be hanged in Victoria, drew a sombre and reflective crowd to Wishart Reserve, Wonthaggi, a week before Australia Day.