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Wed 26 Feb 2020

One half of quarantined cruise couple now home

premium_icon One half of quarantined cruise couple now home

Glenn ‘Boris’ Dunn arrived home safely after a coronavirus scare, however Lynne is still in quarantine.

Arsonist burnt house down ‘for his family’

premium_icon Arsonist burnt house down ‘for his family’

The man will now spend more than a year behind bars

Markets, parking and tourism top of list for contender

premium_icon Markets, parking and tourism top of list for contender

Another candidate for Division 1 has raised their hand with years of experience around the region.

Residents dismayed at doubling of carparking fees

premium_icon Residents dismayed at doubling of carparking fees

Residents have expressed dismay at the doubling of carparking fees in the Airlie Beach Hotel carpark, in the centre of town.

Farming friendships theme for women in sugar event

premium_icon Farming friendships theme for women in sugar event

Women involved in the sugar industry from all over the country will be able to share expertise

Last chance to enter Dogs of Oz competition

Last chance to enter Dogs of Oz competition

Dogs of Oz has been searching far and wide for Australia’s Top Dog and the entries have been coming in fast. Here’s your last chance to enter.

SCOUT’S HONOUR: Prossie to welcome back local chapter

premium_icon SCOUT’S HONOUR: Prossie to welcome back local chapter

It’s an open day 10 years in the making, and it signals big things for the group.

Paramedics rush to reported snake bite

premium_icon Paramedics rush to reported snake bite

Emergency services are currently unsure of the extent of the bite

Angry thug bashes expectant mum with a wooden plank

premium_icon Angry thug bashes expectant mum with a wooden plank

The court heard the man has an ‘obvious temper problem’.

Australia's best news deal:  Just $1 for the first 28 days

premium_icon Australia's best news deal: Just $1 for the first 28 days

It pays to be ‘in the know’ – and never has it been more critical in a social media age where so much false information is being pumped out.

Tue 25 Feb 2020

Here's a free chip offer you'll leap over ya mates for

Here's a free chip offer you'll leap over ya mates for

This iconic fast food business is serving up free chips across Australia - no strings attached. Here's what you need to do to get them.

GALLERY: Northerlies to reveal revamp this Friday

premium_icon GALLERY: Northerlies to reveal revamp this Friday

After almost a month of being closed for refurbishments, Northerlies Beach Bar & Grill and Freedom Shores Resort are due to reopen this Friday

Costo’s policy could fund region’s wish list

premium_icon Costo’s policy could fund region’s wish list

Chamber of Commerce presidents said the $6 billion program would benefit the Whitsunday region.

Fast food spoiling bottom line for region’s growers

premium_icon Fast food spoiling bottom line for region’s growers

Tough economic times are changing people’s food habits.

Hundreds of NQ players to play Bowen 10’s

premium_icon Hundreds of NQ players to play Bowen 10’s

Teams from around North Queensland will flock to Bowen for this weekends Bowen Summer 10’s Carnival.

Man tasered after yelling he had a knife and gun

premium_icon Man tasered after yelling he had a knife and gun

A Proserpine man was tasered by police after yelling that he had a knife and a gun, Proserpine Magistrates Court was told, on Monday.

Do you have Australia’s top dog? Enter now!

Do you have Australia’s top dog? Enter now!

Does your dog have the X-Factor? Is your pooch the pick of the pound? We are on the search for Australia’s Top Dog. Enter here.

Man’s dabble in drug-trafficking ‘short and unsophisticated’

premium_icon Man’s dabble in drug-trafficking ‘short and unsophisticated’

A “street-level dealer”, the court heard he had about 30 customers

Council rates well in audit, change needed to maintain

premium_icon Council rates well in audit, change needed to maintain

Council scored well across the board but one key adjustment is needed for economic sustainability to continue.

NAME AND SHAME: Whitsunday drink and drug drivers face court

premium_icon NAME AND SHAME: Whitsunday drink and drug drivers face court

This week’s drink and drug driver wrap-up of people appearing in Proserpine Magistrates Court.

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