Fire crews battled to contain a large fire burning in rough terrain at Maidenwell on Monday.
Three helicopters were called in on Saturday morning to assist firefighters tackling a bushfire burning in rough country near Coomba Waterhole at Maidenwell.
A “bloody close” near-miss on the single-lane Tanduringie Creek bridge on Friday – involving a loaded school bus – has prompted Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington to call for the bridge’s urgent replacement.
Maidenwell residents have been invited to have their say about the construction of a new waste transfer station for the town.
A woman has been transported to Kingaroy Hospital in a stable condition after a single-vehicle crash at Maidenwell on Wednesday morning.
Maidenwell barrel racers Michael and Karli Sanford have enjoyed an exciting few days at the National Barrel Horse Association world championships in the United States, with Karli earning a place in the final.
South Burnett Regional Council will undertake public consultation about changing one of the region’s longest road names to something much shorter
The Maidenwell Community Group aims to “save a life” with its annual Maidenwell Post Rip weekend … and they did it again this year, handing over a cheque for $12,500 on Sunday to the LifeFlight Foundation.
A special service will be held in Maidenwell on Saturday (June 22) to celebrate the extraordinary life of a local resident who suffered a fatal brain haemorrhage recently while cycling
The nine-year-old Raising Hell In Maidenwell camping weekend will not be held this year … and possibly never again.
An ambitious plan to create a new music festival for the South Burnett came asunder on Friday night.
A small annual festival created by runners in 2015 celebrated its fifth outing in Maidenwell over the Easter break with several additions to its schedule.
A new mobile phone tower in Maidenwell will offer coverage for the first time to many local residents if they join the Optus network.
A 45-year-old man from Benarkin North has died after a diving accident at Coomba Falls on Sunday afternoon.
Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington has urged the State Government to do urgent upgrades to the Maidenwell-Bunya Mountains Road, saying the current works are “nowhere near enough” to make the road safe.
Most Maidenwell residents will remember Max Forsyth – who died recently at age 71 – as a keen exponent of native plants, or for his involvement in the rural fire brigade or Maidenwell Community Group.
South Burnett Regional Council has advised that a “fauna spotter” will be present during the upcoming clearing of native vegetation along sections of the Maidenwell–Bunya Mountains Road.
A special family reunion was held at the Bunya Mountains at the weekend for members of a well-known Nanango family who are now scattered across Queensland and NSW.
Maidenwell was buzzing at the weekend for the town’s inaugural Post Rip Challenge, an event which grew out of last year’s woodchop / postripping charity fundraiser.
The Maidenwell Community Group is seeking sponsors to help create a new two-day Post Rip Challenge that will also help raise funds for LifeFlight.