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Horsham’s Greg Baker returns to winners list at Ararat

Horsham trainer Greg Baker returned to the winners list in fine style at Ararat on Sunday.

2016-17 State Budget: $1-million for Wimmera Cancer Centre

Murtoa cancer survivor and face of the Rachael's Wish fundraising campaign Rachael Littore, second from left, shows the final tally for October's MIXXFM telethon for a Wimmera Cancer Centre. The telethon raised $126,322. Pictured with Ms Littore are, from left, Nims Azoor, Amelia Crafter and Emma Elsom. Picture: SARAH SCULLY

A new Wimmera Cancer Centre for Horsham is on track to become a reality with the State Government tipping in $1-million for the $3.5-million project.

Emma Kealy calls on Premier to back CFA volunteers

Disasterous and horrifying – that is how Member for Lowan Emma Kealy has described any deal that would hand control of regional fire-fighting operations to a union.

Millingtons overwhelmed by real-time prescription monitoring win

PROUD DAD: Simon Millington and his daughter Maddie in 2008.

A Wimmera couple is ‘overwhelmed’ after a win in a decade-long campaign for tighter prescription-medication monitoring in Victoria.

Survey to explore Wimmera farm planning

Surveys will land in farmers’ mailboxes across the Wimmera in the next few weeks as part of Australia’s longest running research project of its type.

Wimmera wetland plan for break in weather

Wimmera catchment monitors are set to capitalise on any break in dry conditions to water thirsty wetlands across the region.

Wimmera walers need new home

A long-time waler horse enthusiast desperate to keep the Wimmera’s strong historical connection to the breed alive is on the hunt for people to take on her herd at Polkemmet, near Horsham. Joanne Pedler, who has classified, bred and worked with the famously resilient breed for 35 years, said she needed someone keen to work […]

There’s no glory in war

EDITORIAL: Lest we forget! It’s an expression that casually slips off the tongue in reference to Anzac Day.

Wimmera community reflects for Anzac Day

NEW MEMORIAL: Vietnam veterans Rex Dumesny, left, and Harold Baker, right, flank Second World War veteran Arthur Smith during a Pimpinio War Memorial dedication and unveiling.

Wimmera residents turned out in force on Monday to pay tribute to Australians who served and died in theatres of war.

Indie music weekend to replace Grampians Jazz Festival

The committee behind Grampians Grape Escape will create an independent music festival to replace Halls Gap’s long-running jazz weekend.


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