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GOOD CLEAN DIRTY FUN: Competitors run through a colour bombing station during the fun run held at Lake Lascelles on Thursday evening. Photo courtesy Hopetoun Courier

Colourful start to evening celebration of youth

AS the first of the three youth events held at Lake Lascelles on Thursday night, the Colour...
RESCUE: Dozens of rescue workers assist injured passengers in the SUV that collided with the stock transport on Sunday.

Only milliseconds away from disaster

POLICE believe a stock transport rollover on a tight bend approaching Minyip was only milliseconds...
HANDS ON: Community members enjoyed catching the fi ngerlings ahead of their release into new waters at Willow Lake.

First ever fish stocking for Hopetoun’s Willow Lake

R E C R E A T I O N A L anglers in Hopetoun celebrated on Tuesday...
The trailer damaged while turning off the highway last Friday.

Sudden halt to wind tower load at Dimboola

The smashed axles after removal from the under the damaged trailer last Friday. A 60 metre long, 160...
Kaylene Pietsch, Jan Ballard, KAB Board Member Andrew Wells, Hindmarsh Shire Council Mayor Cr Ron Ismay and Audrey Hurst in Smithton Tasmania after receiving the Dimboola Award for water sustainability.

Dimboola takes out the national water award

Keep Australia Beautiful national awards... Last Friday night Dimboola took out the Keep Australia Beautiful, national  ‘Environmental...
Harry Young, Mick McGough Sam Pollack, Chris Ross, Dwayne McDonald, Brodie Cramer, Elliot Braithwaite, Tren McGough, Daniel Pollack, Butch Nicolson, Charles Rees, Nathan Shoreback Robert Sommers

They did it…Blackheath / Dimboola B Grade takes out premiership

On Sunday, the Blackheath/Dimboola B Grade Cricket team became the 2018/2019 premiers, after a convincing win against the Colts, in a two...
Danni Haebich and Gayle Langley

Keep Australia Beautiful Awards this Friday night

A small group of community members have headed off to Smithton in Tasmania to take part in the Keep Australia Beautiful Tidy...
From left: Wimmera Development Association Acting Director Mark Fletcher; BoM National Media Manager Angela Beggs; Food and Fibre Strategy and Programs, Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions Director Melinda Knapp; BoM Media and Communications Manager Victoria Melody Horrill; DJPR Agriculture Media and Communications Adviser Justine Severin; Food and Fibre Strategy and Programs, DJPR Assistant Manager Suzanne Walker; BoM Project Manager Paul Martin; BoM Victorian Manager Andrew Tupper; BoM Manager Observing Systems and Operations Business Transformation, Terry Stiles and Economic Development Coordinator, Grampians, RDV Colin Kemp at the training centre in Broadmeadows facility.

Rainbow radar works continue

Six months on from the announcement that the new Bureau of Meteorology’s weather radar project would be built just outside of Rainbow,...
NEW BEGINNING: Senior Constable David Piera and Sergeant Kylie Newell prepare to move into the new Warracknabeal Police Station.

New look Station opens its doors

THE Warracknabeal community will benefit from the brand new police station which opened yesterday. The new station...
LEARNING FROM THE BEST: Rainbow farmer Andrew Clugston, Charlton farmer Mat McLoughlan, Agribusiness Consultant James Hillcoat and Rainbow farmer Daryn Clugston discuss the fi ndings of a GRDC project which identifi ed the top 300 grain businesses in Australia to identify best practice.

Farmers Learn from the best

FARMERS across the district have been learning the techniques of the nation’s best in a workshop organised by Grain Research and Development...