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Sat 12 Jan 2019

Marketing guru heading on country tour

Marketing guru heading on country tour

Damiam Morgan will headline the Wester Star's Business Leaders' Seminar next month.

Fri 11 Jan 2019

House fire forces authorities to close street

House fire forces authorities to close street

The public has been asked to stay away from May St if they do not need to be there.

College wind-down continues

College wind-down continues

Three new staff will be hired by the state government to close down the school

Keeping connected

Keeping connected

Service to help patients feel better connected while using facilities

Gas industry history released in 30-year-old cabinet papers

Gas industry history released in 30-year-old cabinet papers

Cabinet documents reveal how the construction of the Wallumbilla-Gladstone pipeline was hampered by delays.

Thu 10 Jan 2019

Putting Maranoa on map

Putting Maranoa on map

Tourism industry booming in rural and regional towns across the country

Cutest little family moves to Roma

Cutest little family moves to Roma

A family of tawny frogmouths have settled into life in Roma

Councils joining forces to drive local tourism

Councils joining forces to drive local tourism

Building our towns to foster a greater tourism industry is the goal of six collaborating local councils.

Wed 9 Jan 2019

Tariff cuts no benefit without more water

Tariff cuts no benefit without more water

Western Downs farmers won't see benefits of new tariff cuts without a more generous water allocation.

Tue 8 Jan 2019

Racing industry farewells Cunnamulla trainer

Racing industry farewells Cunnamulla trainer

Barry Miller, who started a stellar training career in Cunnamulla, has died age 78.

No evading the camera

No evading the camera

CCTV was essential in apprehending a suspect, but shoplifting is a town-wide issue.

Sevens on the horizon

Sevens on the horizon

No Roma team in third annual women's cup, but interest mounting

All hands on deck for rural fire recruitment

All hands on deck for rural fire recruitment

The volunteer position is more than lights and sirens, and QRFS are looking for the right people.

Power pole fire shuts Warrego Highway west of Toowoomba

Power pole fire shuts Warrego Highway west of Toowoomba

THE Warrego Highway west of Toowoomba was closed to traffic after a power pole caught fire this morning.

Cole boys back at the Blue

Cole boys back at the Blue

Fish and chips shop is back in the Cole family in Roma

Maintenance concerns assuaged

Maintenance concerns assuaged

Overflowing toilets are unlikely during sewer maintenance, but Council is prepared for the possibility.

Mon 7 Jan 2019

Technology to unlock secrets of the source

Technology to unlock secrets of the source

Satellites and supercomputers will be put to use in a new study of the Great Artesian Basin this year, with scientists thirsty for information.

Next gen of ag get a helping hand

Next gen of ag get a helping hand

Bursaries to inspire great careers for next generation of agriculture

Agforce challenges 'confusing' land-clearing laws

Agforce challenges 'confusing' land-clearing laws

"Confusing and counter-productive laws” called out by AgForce

Sat 5 Jan 2019

Injured girls' family plea for help

Injured girls' family plea for help

A 14-year-old is in serious condition in a Brisbane hospital after a horse riding accident.

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