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.
Football nut and AFL Goulburn Murray league operations manager Simon Devine is looking forward to the challenge of carrying on the proud tradition of the Goulburn Valley Football League.
Police investigating a break and enter at a Mulwala club more than 10 years ago are renewing their appeal for public assistance by releasing an image of a person they believe has information to assist them.
Tatura’s Victory Hall is set for a big year as preparations get under way to celebrate the hall’s 90th birthday in September.
Former district resident and award-winning television producer Joanna Werner will no doubt be shopping for a glitzy gown ahead of the Emmy Awards in New York on February 20.
Rochester Secondary College school captains Dom Atley and Tim Poole have been accepted to study biomedical science in the first step towards becoming doctors.
Will it be Merrigum or Lancaster?
Fire destroys key public buildings in Seymour
Finley Henry Matheson was bestowed one of the highest Australia Day honours.
Heathcote Hostel residents were treated to a visit from Heathcote’s favourite horse, Sub Zero, as part of Australia Day celebrations.
Recent weather conditions have come as a mixed blessing for farmers, with high rainfall and humidity providing a respite for irrigators as well as difficult growing and picking conditions for fruit growers.
Darren McLoughlin only started playing croquet seven years ago.
From orchards to harvest to shelves, a new exhibition will celebrate the Goulburn Valley’s iconic fruit industry. The Photos of the Fruit Industry exhibition will run as part of the SheppARTon Festival in March and aims to share memories and history of an industry that has shaped the region.
Former Benalla footballer Tom Rockliff has been named captain of the Brisbane Lions Football Club.
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