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Pauline Hanson pulls burqa stunt in Senate

Pauline Hanson has worn a burqa in the Senate, prompting widespread criticism and an emotional takedown from Attorney General George Brandis.

Aug 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Safety key as Anzac Centenary Bridge nears completion, again

Horsham Rural City Council has reminded residents and visitors to refrain from accessing the Wimmera River pedestrian bridge as the project draws close to completion.

Aug 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Alexis Richards, Tyela Scrimizzi and Tahni Scrimizzi enjoy their home-made sherbert at Horsham College Science Extravaganza.

PHOTOS | VIDEO | Horsham College science students celebrate science week

Horsham College’s annual Science Extravaganza attracted a huge crowd at Maroske Hall on Wednesday.

Aug 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Imogen Saunders at Holy Trinity Lutheran School science display for Science Week.

PHOTOS| Science showcase at Holy Trinity Lutheran School

Students and teachers at Holy Trinity Lutheran School showcased their best science at exhibitions to celebrate Science Week.

Aug 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More
CELEBRATE: Max and Lois Penny celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary.

Max and Lois Penny celebrate major milestone

Retired Douglas farmers Max and Lois Penny have celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with friends at Horsham Sports and Community Club.

Aug 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Wimmera-Mallee towns Donald and Hopetoun on weather radar shortlist

The Wimmera-Mallee towns of Donald and Hopetoun are on a shortlist to play an integral role in broadacre agricultural production and emergency-service response planning across western Victoria.

Aug 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Community

PHOTOS | Avenue Dance Studio annual concert

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Avenue Dance Studio annual concert.

POISE: Horsham’s Avenue Dance Studio wowed audiences with its annual concert at Horsham Town Hall on Sunday.

Aug 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Horsham Aquatic Centre to host winter pool party

pool Horsham Aquatic Centre will host a winter pool party on Sunday.

Aug 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Dogs on show in Horsham

Wimmera dog lovers are gearing up for a big weekend with expectations that 353 dogs and their owners will attend Horsham Wimmera Kennel Club dog show at Horsham Showground this weekend.

Aug 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Maureen Delahunty best in show at Horsham Sunnyside art and craft competition

Maureen Delahunty with her champion artwork at Sunnyside Lutheran Retirement Village's art and craft show.

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SKILLS ON DISPLAY: Maureen Delahunty shows off the intricate craftwork that won her an overall best-in-show award at a Sunnyside Lutheran Retirement Village art and craft show.

Aug 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Antiques appraisal in Stawell

Wimmera people can have their antiques and collectables appraised at Stawell Library on Saturday.

Aug 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Pop-up shop for Stawell

The creative team of volunteers behind Stawell Uniting Church’s pre-loved vintage and pop-up shop has invited people to take part in a Tea Cosy Challenge on Saturday.

Aug 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Jaala Pulford goes in to bat for Kooka’s Country Cookies

Regional Development Minister Jaala Pulford has won an agreement from Woolworths to review a decision to remove Donald-produced Kooka’s Country Cookies products from its supermarket shelves.

Aug 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Sport

HOT TO TROT: ‘Burna’ wins well at Melton

Talented five-year-old gelding Burnaholeinmypocket gave its Kilpatrick, Sudholz, Schier and Schmidt clan connections another reason to celebrate when he outstayed the opposition to score a well-deserved victory at Melton on Saturday night.

Aug 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More

PHOTOS | Ararat’s Marian College to open Little Shop Of Horrors

Marian College production of Little Shop of Horrors at Stawell Entertainment Centre starts on Thursday.

LIVE PERFORMANCE: Marian College Ararat students Keana Thomas and Angus Stoffel rehearse for the school’s production of Little Shop of Horrors.

Aug 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Horsham’s Daisy Sudholz seventh in SSA cross country championship

Horsham’s Daisy Sudholz has finished seventh in the School Sports Australia Cross Country Championships in Hobart.

Aug 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Opinion

EDITORIAL: Priorities, priorities, priorities… please!

Apparently there’s going to be a big vote in Australia about same-sex marriage.

Aug 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More

EDITORIAL | Progress: It is all about people

“People walk, people fly, people sing, people sigh; “People lose, people try, hurt people cry, people live, people die; “People laugh – ha, ha ha!” – ‘People’ by Mi-Sex, 1980.

Aug 8 2017 / No Comment / Read More

EDITORIAL | Wimmera Southern Mallee Regional Partnership must make a difference

We look forward to a major gathering in Horsham Town Hall tonight to assess how the State Government’s Regional Partnership concept has evolved.

Aug 2 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Food & Wine

Action aplenty at Apsley

Apsley Racing Club is gearing up for its annual Sunday celebration of all things Apsley.

May 24 2017 / Read More
Health & Lifestyle CELEBRATE: Max and Lois Penny celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary.

Max and Lois Penny celebrate major milestone

Retired Douglas farmers Max and Lois Penny have celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with friends at Horsham Sports and Community Club.

Aug 16 2017 / Read More
Environment

Frewstal welcomes EPA action on Stawell tyre stockpile

EPA moves in to remove Stawell tyre threat The manager of one of the Wimmera’s largest commercial workforces has described a decision to remove a hazardous stockpile of tyres in Stawell as a ‘huge’ relief.

Aug 16 2017 / Read More
Politics

State investment in Wimmera Intermodal Freight Terminal, Horsham North Children’s and Community Hub

The State Government has announced funding for Wimmera projects.

Aug 2 2017 / Read More
Arts Entertainment Marian College production of Little Shop of Horrors at Stawell Entertainment Centre starts on Thursday.

PHOTOS | Ararat’s Marian College to open Little Shop Of Horrors

LIVE PERFORMANCE: Marian College Ararat students Keana Thomas and Angus Stoffel rehearse for the school’s production of Little Shop of Horrors.

Aug 16 2017 / Read More
Business & Finance

Jaala Pulford goes in to bat for Kooka’s Country Cookies

Regional Development Minister Jaala Pulford has won an agreement from Woolworths to review a decision to remove Donald-produced Kooka’s Country Cookies products from its supermarket shelves.

Aug 16 2017 / Read More
To The Editor

Community members voice their concerns about Horsham bypass

Horsham Rural City Council has come under fire from the community over its handling of a proposed city bypass and multi-use sports stadium.

Jul 11 2017 / Read More
Agriculture

Jaala Pulford goes in to bat for Kooka’s Country Cookies

Regional Development Minister Jaala Pulford has won an agreement from Woolworths to review a decision to remove Donald-produced Kooka’s Country Cookies products from its supermarket shelves.

Aug 16 2017 / Read More
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