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BIG LOAD: Huge multi-wheeled, heavy low loader transports move a turbine nacelle and tower section onto the Murra Warra wind farm site on Wednesday in the first of trial runs to develop the rest of the many hundreds of loads to be moved from Portland to the construction site.

Heavy haulage and helicopter

WORKS on the exciting new Murra Warra RES wind farm, with an estimated total cost of $650 million are rapidly ramping up, particularly this week,...
BIG NEWS: Bureau of Meteorology State Manager, Dr Andrew Tupper shows what a ‘real time’ weather map will look like on a smart phone, with Executive Director of Wimmera Development Association, Ralph Kenyon who were most excited to announce the news of the new radar station yesterda

Rainbow home to new $5m radar station

MORE than two years after it was announced that a weather radar station would be constructed in the Wimmera, the location was finally announced...
WATER ON ITS WAY: MIitchell Water contractors laying the pipeline as the pipe moves northwards.

Treated drinking water closer for southern Mallee towns

TREATED drinking water is expected to be available to residents and businesses in Brim, Beulah, Woomelang and Sea Lake in early 2019 as the...

Flanny for a Farmer this Friday

It’s time to fit yourself into a flannelette shirt and throw your support behind our drought-stricken Australian farmers. Rural Northwest Health campuses at Hopetoun and...
2018 Dimboola Senior Coach Al Mckinnon with Darren Jones at last Saturday's Wimmera League 200 Club luncheon.

Darren Jones joins the Wimmera League 200 Club

Dimboola Football Netball Club senior captain Darren Jones was inducted into the the Wimmera League ‘200 Club’ by long time friend and football team...
Senior Constable Les Power and Wimmera League Chairman Geoff Lord present Mitchell Jorgensen (centre) with the 2018 Spirit of Football award.

Mitch Jorgensen receives the 2018 Blue Ribbon Spirit of Football

Mitch Jorgensen receives the 2018 Blue Ribbon Spirit of Football At this years under 17 Grand Final presentation at Warracknabeal, Senior Constable Les Power had...
Dimboola 17 and Under coaching staff, proudly wear their runner-up medals after presentations on Saturday.

Netball girls did Dimboola proud

If one headed from Dimboola to Warracknabeal last Saturday morning, one may have thought that Dimboola was the playing in a grand final.   The...

Following a Beulah-Hopetoun tradition

For true country people the ability to go for a walk in the fresh air and see not a soul while you gather your...
Freemasons Funding WCC

FREEMASONS HELPING TO FUND WIMMERA CANCER CENTRE

Wimmera Health Care Group has received two grants from the Freemasons Foundation of Victoria for the Wimmera Cancer Centre. Secretary of Freemasons Wimmera Lodge, John...
CARE REQUIRED: A car passes through the Anderson St school crossing.

Frightening speeding data concern at schools

A RECENT recording of traffic speed data at the Anderson Street school crossing opposite the Warracknabeal Primary School has revealed a worrying trend with...