When cows go wild: Police officer attacked by unruly bovine

A cow has knocked over a police officer at Casino.

Escaped cow headbutts cop and police car at Casino

Why this person will be banned from Ballina shopping centre

Police have also been told about the situation

Lismore ED staffing issues resolved at eleventh hour

Exterior of Lismore Base Hospital.

Urgent understaffing issues resolved






Lismore mayoral candidates scored by anti-fluoride group

SURVEY results indicate there may well be a change in council numbers on its historical stance of opposing water fluoridation for Lismore.

Candidate's wife will do anything for love (and votes)

SARAH Karam has put together a video supporting her husband Ray Karam run for Ballina Mayor

WATCH: This rap video is one way to get noticed before an election

Lismore Ratepayers Embassy reopens for limited time

Neville King

Embassy will be reopened for the next two weeks

To be or not to be mayor

Ernie Bennett in robes.

Should the people or the councillors elect local mayors?

Council election candidates clear cobwebs for meeting

Council election candidate Andrew Baker says three other members of the last council: Karen Toms, Jim Simmons and Margaret McKenna should be preferenced after him on ballot paper because of their consistent opposition to plans to slug rate payers with special rate rises.Photo Tim Howard / Daily Examiner

Clarence council election candidates have their first public outing.

Mayoral candidate booted from car boot market

The Lismore Car Boot Market. Photo Cathy Adams / The Northern Star

But he says he doesn't know what he's done wrong

Rubbish collections back on agenda

BULKY RUBBISH: A Ballina Shire mayoral candidate has raised the issue of kerbside collections for the region.

Kerbside collections of bulky rubbish on the agenda

Why these kids are too scared to play in their own backyard

A CASINO dad says his children are now too scared to play outside after the horrific attack on their beloved pet (WARNING: Content may be distressing).

BBQ and bluegrass make sweet music in Bangalow

Stephanie, Mary, Wendy and Trisha from Heritage House with home-made cakes.

The smell of BBQ and sound of bluegrass hung heavy on the weekend

Spectacular support for school going to Sydney

The Casino Lions Club presents a cheque for $2500 to the Casino Public School.

19 young students heading to 2016 Schools Spectacular

Visiting Vikings bring history to life at local markets

Naomi and Krystal, or Killian, have recently joined Rognvald's Lith to take their part in Viking life.

Medieval fantasies came to life last weekend at Coraki

Top Bentley Art Prize goes to Sunshine Delight

Lyn Pool won amateur painting with a portrait of her dog Banjo.

Rain holds off from Bentley Art Prize

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Dolphin Awards need your outrageous music memories

DO you have a photo that captured a special moment at a previous Dolphin Awards?

Six songs Aussie rock icons love the most

COMING SOON: Angry Anderson, frontman of Rose Tattoo.

Members of AC/DC, The Angels and Rose Tattoo are coming to Ballina

GANGgajang brings new and old hits

STREETWISE: The band at the opening of GANGgajang Way in Bundaberg, Queensland, last year.

Iconic Aussie band returns to Lismore

This weekend's markets list

DESIGNING: Bangalow Markets exhibitor Francesca Rockette (Photo Veda Dante / Byron Shire News)

Where to get your fresh produce from

$10b Ausgrid sale rejection 'right thing to do': Hogan

SHOCK VALUE: The State Government's 'poles and wires' sale to fund NSW infrastructure projects won't be affected by the Federal Treasurers decision to block the $10 billion Ausgrid sale to an Asian venture.

Page MP says Chinese investment knockback should not be politicised.

Indian delights are still on the menu at Bexhill store

Bexhill General Store owners George Singh will be saying goodbye to the store this Saturday. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

Never fear - it's not the end of the popular curries and samosas

Woolworths' "sneaky" reaction to people buying other milk

Woolworths is accused of being "sneaky" for selling its own range of "Farmers' Own Milk" to make money off shoppers who are opting not to buy Woolworths' brand of milk.

The product’s label shows it is actually produced by Woolworths.

$25 billion drink company targets local businesswoman

WORLDS APART: Alstonville businesswoman Natalie Brookes is being pursued by Monster Beverage Corporation over her use of the word "monster" in her business name, Ferment Monster.

Alstonville woman fights "unfounded" claims by monster multinational

New $1.7m McDonald’s planned for the Northern Rivers

An artist's impression of a proposed new McDonald's for Ballina.

The new fast food outlet would create about 80 new jobs

Woolworths to sack 500 staff, close at least 17 stores

This is despite the supermarket earning $2.5 billion for the year.

Samsung Gear S3 launch

Samsung Gear S3 launch in the Tempodrom Berlin

Samsung Gear S3 launch in the Tempodrom Berlin

Wollongbar Crash

The scene of a single vehicle car crash off the Bruxner Highway at Wollongbar

The scene of a single vehicle crash at Wollongbar off the Bruxner Highway

Lennox Head shark barrier

Work has begun this morning to float the shark barrier into place at Lennox Head.

Get a closer look at the operation to deploy a section of the trial shark barrier...

Jeep's Greatest Hits

2011 Jeep Wrangler Blue Crush. Photo: Contributed

We look at some of the landmark and memorable 4x4 offerings from Jeep's proud 75...

Jeep 75th Anniversary Specials

Jeep Wrangler 75th Anniversary Edition launched as part of celebrations for Jeep's 75th anniversary. Photo: Thomas Wielecki

Jeep 75th Anniversary Specials in the South Australian outback, marking...

New $5 note to aid the vision impaired

A redesign issued 50 years after our first fiver.

Redesign features the Wattle and some tactile elements.

Bruxer Hwy crash, Wollongbar

A crash on the Bruxner Highway, Wollongbar.

A crash on the Bruxner Highway at Wollongbar.

Audi RS 6 Avant Performance road test and review

FAMILY TRACK DAY: Yes, the Audi RS 6 Avant Performance will do the daily family duties, but such is the twin-turbo V8's performance the odd track day is a must. The ton is reached in 3.7 seconds thanks to 445kW and smart quattro all-wheel drive.

Racing heart puts this wagon in a class of its own on the school run

Samsung Gear S3 evolves into smarter, tougher timepiece

The Samsung Gear S3 Frontier edition.

New toughened Gorilla glass and four day battery are features

Outrage as lingerie ad shows women wearing lingerie

Complaints that ad resembled "amateur porn".

WHO knew that lingerie could be too sexy?

Woman asks if it's wrong to sleep naked with teen son

The question quickly racked up more than 500,000 viewers

Burkini ban overturned as it "violates basic freedoms"

A woman in a "burkini" and two unidentified friends wade into the sea, in Marseille, France, Monday Aug. 29, 2016.

Any town that attempts to ban burkinis will now be taken to court

Circus, opera merge in Norpa spectacular

Circa performers Nicole Faubert, Bridie Hooper, Brittannie Portelli, and Nathan Boyle are appearing in Il Ritorno at the Lismore City Hall as part of the Norpa season.

Il Ritorno is a classic tale of love, loss and longing

What's on the big screen this week

Mel Gibson and Diego Luna in a scene from the movie Blood Father.

THREE new thrillers open in cinemas today.

How high? Twin 20-storey high-rises plan for "over 50s"

A development application has been lodged with the Fraser Coast Regional Council to build two skyscrapers in Hervey Bay.

Developer says Bay needs to move with the times.

Australia's most expensive balcony and it hasn't been built

Viridian Noosa.

How Noosa millionares' squabble could affect body corporates

Receivers move in on Springfield's 'Tower of Power'

The 10-storey tower at Springfield is up for sale with interest high in the iconic structure.

Interest high in iconic 10-storey office building

REVEALED: Pat Rafter's $18m Coast house on the market

Check out the photos of the Coast's most expensive property for sale

The "correction we had to have" in Gladstone's rentals

UPWARD MARCH: The rental vacancy rate in Gladstone has improved for the first time in more than a year, providing a confidence boost in the market.

Vacancy rates improve with signs that things are getting betterF

ISLAND FOR SALE: Cheap Fraser Coast island drops price again

Suna Island in the Great Sandy Strait will be auctioned by Ray White Hervey Bay on Saturday morning.

This is the cheapest island you will find for sale in Australia

Go to jail ... if you want a job

Prisons around New South Wales require hundreds more officers.

More than 1400 positions to be created

$70b opportunity to make us $3000 a year better off

Report reveals potential to power Australia's biggest employers

9 jobs available on the Northern Rivers right now

Looking for work on the Northern Rivers?

Virtual reality used to engage unemployed young people

National Job Link uses virtual reality about working in the real world to engage young people unemployed or disassociated from school.

"If you can build their confidence, they can do anything,”

The fact your boss should know about you but doesn't...

A study has established something interesting about Aussie workers

Could this be the best job in the world?

St Bees Island managing director Phil Webb.

THE only rule: don't stand too long under coconut trees.

Jeep's Greatest Hits: our favourites from its 75 years

SELLING A LIFESTYLE: Jeep's had some memorable models over the years, and their go-anywhere 4x4 nature has always had appeal to those in search of off-road freedom. And to those wearing pink mini-dresses in the snow.

Jeep's most significant cars from its 75 year history

Concept car for the super rich: Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6

GRACE AND PACE: All-electric Mercedes-Maybach concept has 550kW, hits 100kmh in under four seconds and has a range of 500 kilometres. It won't be for poor people.

The classics reinterpreted with this dazzling Maybach concept

Jeep launches special edition 75th Anniversary models

SHINING STARS: Jeep 75th Anniversary models gathered in the South Australian outback as part of the brand's birthday celebrations. Special edition Renegade, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee and Wranglers are now available featuring optional military-inspired colours.

Renegade, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee and Wrangler 75th Anniversary

Infiniti Q30 crossover small SUV road test and review

EDGY CROSSOVER: Striking looks, decent kit and plenty of premium features give the German small SUVs something to think about as the Infiniti Q30 joins the party.

Nissan's premium arm joins the small SUV party

Lamborghini reveals its $3 million Centenario Roadster

Carbon fibre Centenario Roadster features a V12 good for 566kW and a 0-100kmh time of 2.9 seconds.

Twenty roadsters being produced, and they're all already sold

Me and My Ride: Rob's timber boat works a treat

PRIDE AND JOY: Rob White with his treasured timber boat, something he had always wanted to own.

Mackay waterski enthusiast loves his wooden boat