BACK-BURNING operations will continue this week in an effort to contain a bushfire which has torn through 40,000 hectares
A grass fire which broke out near a horse truck which caught alight south of Toowoomba has been brought under control.
MILLIONS of vital dollars flowed in to the drought-ravaged Western Downs thanks to the hugely successful Chinchilla Melon Festival at the weekend.
Prospective home buyers and builders keen to tap into Toowoomba's housing market took to the House and Land Expo to get all their questions answered.
HERITAGE Bank has welcomed new federal legislation which gives the customer-owned and mutual bank a competitive edge against the Big Four in Australia.
PHIL Coorey can easily rattle off a list of big name bands which found their early feet playing live gigs at The Spotted Cow.
POLICE are investigating a report of a suspicious vehicle near a Darling Downs school which prompted a letter being sent home to parents this week.
UPDATE: A MAN has died after a bobcat he was working on fell on him.
RURAL Fire Service crews will continue monitoring a large, out-of-control bushfire which has decimated more than 19,100 hectares near the Queensland-NSW border.
TWO people have been taken to hospital after a car overturned in a collision outside a shopping centre in Toowoomba this morning.
Tara joined the company in 2010 after graduating with a journalism and politics degree from Griffith University in Brisbane. After first working in newspapers in the Bowen Basin in Central Queensland, she joined the team at The Chronicle in 2013. In September that year she took over the reins of the Rural Weekly, and has been on the crime desk in Toowoomba since 2015.