The Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA) has released statistics of how every secondary school in the state performed in last year's Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE). Local schools Swan Hill College and St Mary MacKillop performed well, although some results were slightly down from previous years.
COHEN MORTIMER Swan Hill's Bronwyn Leschke was one of more than 50,000 runners who managed to complete this year's New York Marathon, with a time of 4:50:19.
PETER BANNAN Swan Hill CFA captain Dennis Turner has urged farmers to remain vigilant around hay stacks after volunteers responded to a spate of blazes in the past month.
PETER BANNAN A petrified Quambatook resident retreated to the local watering hole after she discovered a brown snake coiled beneath her dining table during a recent storm.
JADE BATE In 2012, at the age of 82, Lake Boga grandmother Irene Drummond fulfilled her lifelong ambition of publishing a book. Since then, the now 86-year-old has published a total of five books proving that you're never too old to follow your dreams.
JADE BATE After almost two years of waiting, headspace Swan Hill has moved into its new home.
PETER BANNAN Murder accused Steven Dunn has appeared in a Melbourne court, charged with the alleged stabbing of his neighbour in Ultima on Boxing Day.
COHEN MORTIMER The Swan Hill Flyers men’s team received an early Christmas present with their first Country Basketball League win of the season, defeating Kyneton Tigers 63-61 on Saturday.
CAITLIN McARTHUR Residents around the region had a cleanup on their hands Wednesday morning after a small but powerful storm wreaked havoc, downing trees, fences and even roofs.
PETER BANNAN A Swan Hill resident believes off-leash dog area trial sites are "set up for failure" because they aren't fenced areas.