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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...
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...
Dance Now students took their final bows during Come Alive from ‘The Greatest Showman

‘It’s a Circus’ at end of year concert

A TROUPE of 80 skilled dancers from the tender age of three to adults, with both boys and girls, performed two concerts for the...
Hot air balloon between Lah and Beulah.

Where the air is clear

ON Friday morning many people would have noticed the majestical sight of a hot air balloon between Lah and Beulah. Graeme Holland and Mathew Crisp...
GOODBYE: Personal banker Brylie Krause and branch manager Andy Joyce close the door for the last time and say farewell from the ANZ in Warracknabeal after the bank serving the community for 128 years.

ANZ close the doors on service to community

YESTERDAY afternoon, the ANZ bank branch in Warracknabeal closed its doors to the public for the last time after 128 years of operation. This branch...

Night candidly tackles issues

HONESTY: Performance coach and mental health advocate, Alistair Mitchell, tells his story to the audience during a mental health forum held in Warracknabeal last...