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Mitch Cronin and Josh Pianta at the Dimboola Fishing Classic, Wimmera River.

PHOTOS| VIDEO | Dimboola Fishing Classic

About 300 anglers took to the Wimmera River at Dimboola for the Dimboola Fishing Classic.

Nov 18 2017 / No Comment / Read More

New classrooms for Ararat West Primary School

Work will begin to replace classrooms recently damaged in a fire at Ararat West Primary School thanks to a $2.

Nov 18 2017 / No Comment / Read More

VIDEO | Wimmera police seek Jeparit burglar

Horsham police have released CCTV vision of a burglar robbing a Jeparit supermarket on Wednesday.

Nov 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Police seek help over Ararat fires; Ararat boy arrested, cautioned

Police have officially cautioned a 15-year-old Ararat boy in relation to a fire at an abandoned building in the rural city on October 26.

Nov 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Andrew Broad same-sex statement falls short

Member for Mallee Andrew Broad has fallen short of confirming how he would vote if a same-sex marriage Bill went before Federal Parliament.

Nov 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More

No ‘mistakes’ in life for Warracknabeal’s Beal Creakers| LifeSTYLE Wimmera

LifeSTYLE Wimmera: German philosopher Friedrich Nietzschke is responsible for the famous and familiar quote: “That which does not kill us, makes us stronger.

Nov 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Community

PHOTOS| VIDEO | Dimboola Fishing Classic

Mitch Cronin and Josh Pianta at the Dimboola Fishing Classic, Wimmera River.

About 300 anglers took to the Wimmera River at Dimboola for the Dimboola Fishing Classic.

Nov 18 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Stawell pop-up shop brings joy to many | LifeSTYLE Wimmera

LifeSTYLE Wimmera: About two years ago, Stawell Uniting Church leaders were looking for a way to generate a new income stream while making the church more accessible to the community.

Nov 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Emma Kealy: Uniting Wimmera restructure fear

State parliamentarian Emma Kealy fears a major restructure of community-health organisation Uniting Wimmera is set to have far-reaching impact on the regional economy.

Nov 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Wine support urged as frost devastates Grampians vines

A Grampians tourism leader has urged the region to make the most of healthy stocks of high-quality wine to support wine producers and makers devastated by frost.

Nov 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Pat on the back and award nominations for Horsham Arts Council’s Rent

Performers in one of the ‘best’ shows in Horsham Arts Council history have been rewarded with an invitation to perform at next month’s Music Theatre Guild of Victoria awards ceremony.

Nov 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Residents remember First World War sacrifice

Ken Taylor and Allan Woodford at Horsham Remembrance Day service.

SOLEMN: Air cadet Kaden Driller stands guard during a Horsham Remembrance Day service on Saturday.

Nov 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Ambong Thompson back to the Wimmera after 46 years

Ambong Thompson has made an emotional trip back to the Wimmera to catch up with former Murtoa High School classmates.

Nov 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Sport

PHOTOS| VIDEO | Dimboola Fishing Classic

Mitch Cronin and Josh Pianta at the Dimboola Fishing Classic, Wimmera River.

About 300 anglers took to the Wimmera River at Dimboola for the Dimboola Fishing Classic.

Nov 18 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Top prizes up for grabs in ACE Radio Dimboola Fishing Classic

The senior angler who lands the winning fish in an ACE Radio Dimboola Fishing Classic competition on Saturday will win a holiday package to Far North Queensland.

Nov 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Pimpinio’s Jock Baker claims South Australian title

Pimpinio speedway driver Jock Baker has regained a South Australian Limited Sportsman Title, clinching his third state championship at Tolmer Speedway in Bordertown.

Nov 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Opinion

EDITORIAL: Citizenship mess is un-Australian

Please, please! Can someone make the dual-citizenship scandal rocking Australian politics just go away? We have a constitutional issue dating back 116 years, which no one seemed to worry about too much in the past, dismantling commonsense democratic process.

Nov 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More

EDITORIAL: Remembrance Day all about loss

We need only consider the international rhetoric, diplomatic name-calling and sabre-rattling of the past 12 months to understand why there is still a need for Remembrance Day.

Nov 8 2017 / No Comment / Read More

EDITORIAL | We all have an influence

RELATED STORY: Rupanyup celebrates 100th Beersheba anniversary All you need to do in the Wimmera to feel small in such a busy and complicated world is to stand in the middle of a lonely paddock where nothing surrounds you except…

Nov 1 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Food & Wine

Countdown on to Grampians Seriously Shiraz wine festival

Grampians Wine Region will celebrate award-winning shiraz at some of the best wineries in Australia at an annual Seriously Shiraz festival from November 3 to 7.

Oct 18 2017 / Read More
Health & Lifestyle

Lisa Cosson encourages daily steps to empowerment| LifeSTYLE Wimmera

LifeSTYLE Wimmera: Lisa Cosson spent years working in the hospitality industry, working in restaurants, running them and catering – to the point she became burnt out.

Nov 16 2017 / Read More
Environment Mitch Cronin and Josh Pianta at the Dimboola Fishing Classic, Wimmera River.

PHOTOS| VIDEO | Dimboola Fishing Classic

About 300 anglers took to the Wimmera River at Dimboola for the Dimboola Fishing Classic.

Nov 18 2017 / Read More
Politics

Jodie Pretlove new West Wimmera Shire mayor

Councillor Jodie Pretlove is West Wimmera Shire’s new mayor.

Nov 2 2017 / Read More
Arts Entertainment

Arts flourishing across the region | LifeSTYLE Wimmera

LifeSTYLE Wimmera: A growing western Victoria appetite for the arts shows little sign of slowing with audiences responding en masse to major performances, productions and exhibitions across the region.

Nov 16 2017 / Read More
Business & Finance

FINANCE FOCUS: Understanding contributions

We all want to retire with as much money as possible, but there are limits on how much we can contribute into our superannuation funds, and if we exceed them, it can be painful.

Nov 15 2017 / Read More
Agriculture

Wine support urged as frost devastates Grampians vines

A Grampians tourism leader has urged the region to make the most of healthy stocks of high-quality wine to support wine producers and makers devastated by frost.

Nov 15 2017 / Read More
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