The News looks back at what people in Shepparton found the most interesting stories featured online.CHLOE WARBURTON December 31, 2012 4:38am
Milvan Muto having his house raided by police was the most viewed online story on The News’ website in 2012.
The breaking news that police had raided the home of City of Greater Shepparton councillor Milvan Muto on August 6 quickly gained momentum, with hundreds of pageviews within minutes.
Police seized computer equipment during the raid, which is part of an ongoing investigation into illegal recordings of City of Greater Shepparton councillors.
The region was shocked when The News reported a nine-year-old boy, later named as Zac Murfett, was killed in a collision at a soccer tournament on September 8.
Police believe Zac was playing at McEwen Reserve, Shepparton when he chased a ball into the car park and was struck by a four-wheel drive just before 1
Zac’s mother Donna later told The News that her son’s motto was ‘‘adventure is out there’’.
On May 26, a 20-year-old Shepparton man was shot in Emperor Rd, Kialla. Neighbours reported hearing six loud bangs and one reported seeing a man being carried under the arms of others with ‘‘a lot of blood’’ coming from his stomach area. Police confirmed a man had been shot once in his left hip.
For the top-15 most popular online stories and what got people talking on Facebook, grab a copy of today’s News.
A multimillion-dollar redevelopment of one of Shepparton’s central business districts has resulted in an influx of new customers and increased trade.
More than 2200 people have signed up to show their support for a campaign to have the green route chosen for the new Yarrawonga Mulwala bridge.
Members of Murchison Book Club are hosting a literary lunch with Vivien Achia, author of Marrying Italian — When Love is Not Enough.
Echuca United and Moama will play for the 3Jacks trophy at Echuca South Oval today.
Painter Ben Winspear and Scott Wileman will create new works as the public look on during the at Rochester Art Exhibition.
Kyabram Bombers have the chance to beat Rochester under light for the first time this Friday evening.
Lions star recruit had a tough introduction to the GVFL.
Tocumwal's Don Elgin is aiming to compete at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland
Heathcote's Union Hotel is continuing its record of fundraising for the Royal Children's Hospital.
Cobram skate park hosts skateboarding and music for youth week.
Senior state minister Adrian Piccoli reaquainted himself with Deniliquin yesterday, leaving Deniliquin Counil hopeful it has an ally in him.
With his blue eyes and snow-coloured coat, Nanneella horse Sinatra has looks worthy of a fairytale.
Fourteen-year-old Benalla girl Jaimee Linke will launch her debut novel next month.
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