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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...
Marks left by Hoon

Police ask for assistance

  WARRACKNABEAL police are asking for assistance from witnesses to identify a hoon driver after an incident on Saturday night. Police were alerted to a car doing...
SPECTACULAR: 2016 Victorian Farm Sculpture open award winning design ‘Sheffi eld’ in peacock form featuring a number of old shears, from well known local creator Marty Knight of Horsham

Victorian Farm Sculpture’ Competition enters 12th year

  WIMMERA Field Days  organisers are excited to announce new sponsors for  the Victorian Farm Sculpture Competition held annually at the Wimmera Machinery Field Days...
Wimmera Health Care Group

GASTRO UPDATE: Wimmera Base Hospital

MEDIA RELEASE Gastroenteritis precautions are still in place at the Wimmera Base Hospital. Director of clinical services Don McRae said existing cases of gastroenteritis were still...
OUTSTANDING: Never Take A Backwards Step, the creation of Haven resident Marty Knight, this years winner of the best sculpture at the Wimmera Machinery Field Days.

Dream turns to sculpture

WAKING up from a sound night sleep with thoughts of sugar plums running through his head may have saved Haven’s Marty Knight a lot...
SCHOOL: Design concept of the consolidated school precinct.

Education Precinct one step closer

WARRACKNABEAL’S dream of creating an Education Precinct where the Primary School, Secondary College and the Special Developmental School are located close to each other...
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,...
DASHING: From left: Graham Addinsall, jockey Wendy Hewitt, Tony Gregson, horse Noah Holland (front), Ben Bentley, Linc Munro (front), Carolyn Morcom, Linc’s sister Mahlie and Ian Penny at the fundraiser on Wednesday night.

FIRST PAST THE POST FOR LINC 

WARRACKNABEAL feature event of a phantom Rotary Club held a  fundraising evening to aid Linc Munro in his continuing fight against Medulloblastoma on Wednesday...

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...
TAKE OFF: Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Victoria, Danielle Green is shown at the Warracknabeal airport for the opening of the improvements at both Warracknabeal and Hopetoun aerodromes

Airport upgrades opened in Warracknabeal

YARRIAMBIACK Shire Sunday welcomed the completion of infrastructure upgrades to Warracknabeal and Hopetoun aerodromes, which are set to benefit the region’s agricultural businesses. Parliamentary Secretary...