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A passenger boards the Overland at Dimboola heading to Melbourne after it has been announced the service will end.

THE OVERLAND HANDED LIFELINE

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.

STUDENTS TAKE ON OVERNIGHT BUSHWALK

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...
GONE IN A MINUTE: John Hadley, Director of NorthWest Real Estate and rental manager Christine Morrow place a leased sign on a property they had 10 applicants for last week and was taken in minutes.

Chronic rental shortage puts pressure on jobs

WARRACKNABEAL is suffering through a rental housing crisis, with no houses currently available for rent in the town, a unique circumstance rarely seen in...
VALUABLE: Warracknabeal Fire Brigade captain Cameron Whelan (centre) with fellow members Peter Orszulak and Neil Adams study the equipment fi tted to the tanker wheel as part of the new central tyre infl ation system. Neil holds the new thermal imaging camera.

TWO MAJOR GRANTS BENEFIT FIRE FIGHTERS

THE Warracknabeal Fire Brigade, like all other district brigades is currently preparing for the forthcoming fire danger period, now that fire restrictions are in...
CLOSE-UP LOOK: Eager residents of the district making the most of an opportunity to check out the Murra Warra Wind farm, which is under construction, on Sunday.

Murra Warra Windfarm tours a great success

SUNDAY November 11 saw the flags flying outside the Sailors Home Hall to mark the start of guided tours of the Murra Warra Wind...
SALUTE TO THE FALLEN: Piper, Cameron Whelan, plays the ‘When the Battle’s O’er’ at Anzac Park as part of a truly unique tribute marking the end of World War One.

UNIQUE TRIBUTE

WARRACKNABEAL’S Cam Whelan took part in a unique tribute marking the centenary of the end of World War I taking part in a world-wide...