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Beulah, Brim, Lah and Warracknabeal fi refi ghters fi ght to extinquish burning bales at Munro’s on Friday as a bale handler pulls the stack apart.

Millions go up in haystack fires

THE Country Fire Authority is urging farmers and landholders to carefully monitor stacks of hay,...
Andrew Broad

Broad resigns from Ministerial position

NATIONALS MP Andrew Broad has resigned as Assistant Minister to the Deputy ...
An aerial drone photo captured by Lea Gould shows the extent of flooding of Birchip homes after receiving eight inches of rainfall over three to four days last week. Over 20 homes were inundated in the flash flooding from the heavy rain.

Four days of deluge hits region

IT seems that the further north in the Wimmera, the wetter it got last ...
WORK TOGETHER: Members of various CFA Brigades work together to extinguish the blaze on Monday afternoon in Beulah.


SIX appliances attended a house fire in Beulah on Monday night which destroyed the home and adjoining house.
A passenger boards the Overland at Dimboola heading to Melbourne after it has been announced the service will end.


THE Overland has been handed a lifeline to help residents across western Victoria...
REALLY GOOD: While delivering wheat to Wilken Grain yesterday, Brendan Bibby and Brad Muller (above) said, “we’re stripping wheat at the moment and the quality is really good, I guess yield is averaging around the four to six bag mark, but on current prices that means we’re actually getting a 12 bag crop in effect.”

Harvest in full swing

Ina recent harvest update, Graincorp stated, ‘given the drought conditions this harvest, a significant share of production is expected to remain on...
Lucky escape for couple

Lucky escape for couple

AT approximately 11am last Thursday, a trip to Ballarat for a Rainbow couple came to an abrupt end when their Hyundai Tucson collided with...
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,...
ADVENTURERS: Warracknabeal Secondary College’s Year 8 and 9 class enjoyed a recent 18 kilometre bushwalk through the Little Desert Park.


WARRACKNABEAL Secondary College year 8/9 Outdoor Education class completed an arduous trek through the Little Desert National Park and Wimmera River area on November...
WORKING TOGETHER: Clinton Jonasson leads the six man team in the hose and reel event at Anzac Park last weekend.

Success for Warracknabeal Running Team

WITH perfect conditions and great turn out for the first round of the District 17 Fire Brigade running competitions held last Sunday at Anzac...