Two men were hospitalised after jumping and diving into the Murray River near Echuca on Saturday.TRENT HORNEMAN February 12, 2014 4:33am
A Rochester man, 45, who dived head-first into shallow water in the Murray River near Echuca on Saturday remains in a serious but stable condition at The Alfred hospital.
The man was flown to hospital after jumping from a boat into a submerged sandbank near Dead Man’s Bend.
Rural Ambulance Victoria’s spokesman John Mullen said the man was treated for serious spinal injuries.
A Melbourne man, 24, who jumped feet-first into the water on Saturday night has been released from hospital.
Mr Mullen said the man had back and spinal injuries and was flown to Royal Melbourne Hospital.
A hospital spokesperson said the man was stable since arriving and was recovering at home.
Neighbourhood Watch Week will start with a sizzle — a sausage sizzle to be precise — at Sevens Creek Dve in Kialla.
Victoria State Emergency Service (SES) and other emergency services are preparing for the next round of wild weather in the north-east.
It was clear blue skies last Tuesday for the official launch of the Gargarro (pronounced Ga-gar-ro) Botanic Gardens in Girgarre.
SNAKES will be coming out of hiding as the weather warms up.
KATH Bubb has been recognised for 50 years of service with the Ballendella Red Cross.
IT EXPERTISE in Kyabram has received recognition after Advance Computing won a Microsoft Australia Partner Award in the excellence in regional area customer category.
Seymour A and B-grade in season decider
Extensive rainfall in the Southern Riverina is having a negative impact on farming.
McIvor Creek – in and around Heathcote – has gone over its banks with all our recent rain, flooding streets and causing closures and detours.
Yarroweyah's Katie Anderson will be heading to Wisconsin in the United States after winning the Dairy Youth Travel Scholarship.
After a 30-year career as an accountant in Deniliquin, Peter Skipworth officially retires today.
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