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Debra Nelson returns as Mayor of Hindmarsh Council

Tonight in Nhill Hindmarsh Shire Council CEO Greg Wood swore in the new council members for the next four years. David Colbert, Rob Gersch, Ron...
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...

A life of dedication

  WARRACKNABEAL lost one of its most beloved and inspirational leaders when Doug McColl passed away following a short illness yesterday. Douglas Lyall McColl was born...
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...
10 tonnes of wild carp was used in the recent Port Lincoln trial.

How does one use 10 tonnes of dead carp?

Curtin University researchers are investigating options for the sustainable use of the carp biomass that could result from the potential release of Cyprinid herpesvirus 3 (carp virus), under the National Carp Control Plan (NCCP). The research project, assessment of options for utilisation of virus-infected carp, involves laboratory-based processing trials, as well as commercial-scale trials of processes that produce usable carp-based products including fertilisers, compost, fishmeal and aquaculture feed ingredients.
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,...
Brett Fisher harvests a crop of barley after a year of varying weather conditions.

Harvest nearly completed

WITH the harvest coming to an end the farmers around Rainbow have been surprised with...
There will be action aplenty at the second Rainbow Desert Enduro which will take place on August 10, 11 and 12

All systems are go for the second Rainbow Desert Enduro

Car lovers and motorsport enthusiasts from across Australia will descend on Rainbow for the second Hindmarsh Shire Rainbow Desert Enduro from August 10, to...

Maroon continues rise

WARRACK Maroon has continued its push for a top four berth in Dimboola and District Tennis Association after a tight battle with Arkona at...

STORMS LIGHT UP NIGHT SKIES

RESIDENTS across the Wimmera Mallee enjoyed a light display that only nature can...