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DOUSED: Warracknabeal CFA member, Cory Bentley, mops up a fi re suspected to have been caused by a cigarette butt on Friday at the rear of the VicRoads yard in Warracknabeal.

Discarded butt likely cause of fire

WARRACKNABEAL CFA members responded to a small but potentially dangerous fire at the rear of the VicRoads compound on Friday which moved quickly into...
Shocking Arts Collective member Annette Kirk, proudly displays the work the Minyip Primary School students created with her guidance and assistance which hangs in the disabled toilet.

A pleasant visit provided by Shocking Arts

  A PLEASANT visit to the loo, when travellers make a ‘wee stop’ at Minyip is assured following a project undertaken by the ‘Shocking Arts...
SPECTACULAR: 2016 Victorian Farm Sculpture open award winning design ‘Sheffi eld’ in peacock form featuring a number of old shears, from well known local creator Marty Knight of Horsham

Victorian Farm Sculpture’ Competition enters 12th year

  WIMMERA Field Days  organisers are excited to announce new sponsors for  the Victorian Farm Sculpture Competition held annually at the Wimmera Machinery Field Days...

GrainCorp sells Allied Mills

GRAINCORP recently announced the sale of its 60 percent investment in Allied Mills Australia Pty Ltd to funds advised by Pacific Equity Partners “PEP”...
Cake - ABC Regional Editor for ABC Western Region Mark Debono, Cath Hurley Head of Regional Content and ABC Western Victoria station veteran Sue Dunstan.

Live ABC Western Victoria radio celebrates 80 years

The ABC radio’s Fiona Parker and Sue Dunstan joined Wimmera Mallee ABC radio announcer Dave Lennon for a live broadcast at the Horsham town...

TV chefs highlight Brim

Lights, action, cook was the name of the game at the Brim silos on Wednesday when Channel 10’s Logie award winning reality show Masterchef...
TAKE OFF: Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Victoria, Danielle Green is shown at the Warracknabeal airport for the opening of the improvements at both Warracknabeal and Hopetoun aerodromes

Airport upgrades opened in Warracknabeal

YARRIAMBIACK Shire Sunday welcomed the completion of infrastructure upgrades to Warracknabeal and Hopetoun aerodromes, which are set to benefit the region’s agricultural businesses. Parliamentary Secretary...
POLISHED: Judged to be Best Modifi ed Ute of the show, judges Dale Maggs and A&P society judge Martin Goodman check out Ken Barber’s ’72 gleaming supercharged bright red HQ utility.

Minyip buzzes for huge Show and Shine

WITH over 120 vehicles on display for Minyip’s Show and Shine, held on Sunday, the town was abuzz with all things motoring. Over 88...

Death of a thousand cuts by ANZ

ANZ WARRACKNABEAL and district clients are up in arms over the decision of the ANZ bank head office to shut the Warracknabeal branch trading for...
Aerial fi re bombing near Kellalac aided fi re fi ghters control a large fi re

CFA teams kept frantic over Christmas

CHRISTMAS and New Years in Country Fire Authority District 17 and 18 were anything but relaxing for fire fighters with numerous fi res beginning...