MIldura started 2019 quietly with a large crowd at Nowingi Place welcoming in the New Year with entertainment and fireworks displays.
Last month Police received two reports of thefts of chemicals from properties in the Robinvale area. The value of the chemicals stolen was well over $10,000.
Swan Hill literally fired up for New Years Eve when fireworks sparked a fire on the banks of the Little Murray on Murray River Island near the Riverside Caravan Park.
Despite the drop in temperature from Friday's 46 degrees to a very cool mid twenties over the weekend fire danger is still very high.
Mildura Cricketer Mark Cleary has succeeded in breaking the world record for catching a cricket ball dropped from the highest distance with a catch on the third attempt from 221 metres.
Chris Holder, 2012 World Speedway Champion and four times Australian Champion took out the Mildura round of the Australian Speedway Championship at Olympic Park on Saturday night.
Jaimon Lidsey came home undefeated in the Phil Crump Speedway meeting last night with a strong win in the 6 rider, 6 lap Final.