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BUMPER: Contractors work stripping a barley crop North of Warracknabeal ahead of what most experts are saying will be one of the best harvests in recent years, much to the delight of the regions grain and pulse growers

Federal budget offers mixed benefits for farmers

  VICTORIAN farmers will continue to benefit from a federal government scheme that allows small business owners to instantly write off assets worth up to...

Free entertainment for all the family

The Y-Fest parade on April 15 will bring people to Scott Street in Warracknabeal to enjoy the wide range of machinery and vehicles on...

Warracknabeal celebrates first Passata day

For many home gardeners the 2017 tomato season has been a good one, with surplus tomatoes available for a very special community garden event. The...

Artists arrive in Rupanyup

Siberian street artist Julia Volchkova-Woolf has arrived in Rupanyup in preparation for her art installation on the Wimmera Grain Company’s silo’s. Accompanied by another artist,...
HAPPIER: On a happier note Riley Templeton proudly holds up Tyler’s first fish ever caught near the site of the fallen branch that crashed to the ground while they were fishing.

Fast thinking kids save four lives

TWO district brothers came within inches of suffering severe injury recently, and but for an awareness of what was going on around them, they...
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...
DOUSED: Warracknabeal CFA member, Cory Bentley, mops up a fi re suspected to have been caused by a cigarette butt on Friday at the rear of the VicRoads yard in Warracknabeal.

Discarded butt likely cause of fire

WARRACKNABEAL CFA members responded to a small but potentially dangerous fire at the rear of the VicRoads compound on Friday which moved quickly into...
Shocking Arts Collective member Annette Kirk, proudly displays the work the Minyip Primary School students created with her guidance and assistance which hangs in the disabled toilet.

A pleasant visit provided by Shocking Arts

  A PLEASANT visit to the loo, when travellers make a ‘wee stop’ at Minyip is assured following a project undertaken by the ‘Shocking Arts...
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...

GrainCorp sells Allied Mills

GRAINCORP recently announced the sale of its 60 percent investment in Allied Mills Australia Pty Ltd to funds advised by Pacific Equity Partners “PEP”...