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Archive for: February, 2017

Graeme Schilling’s love of John Deere sparks retirement project | PHOTOS, VIDEO

Retired Rainbow farmer Graeme Schilling's love of John Deere machinery has led him to create an intricate diorama in his Horsham garage. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER

Ask any farmer, ‘red or green?’ and you are guaranteed to receive a swift and definitive answer – and most likely a look of surprise you felt the need to ask the question.

Come to the field days: Andrew Broad

Member for Mallee Andrew Broad has used a speech in Parliament to encourage people to go to the Wimmera Field Days. See the speech here.

PHOTOS: Halls Gap Music Festival

The Grampians Music Festival has kicked off with a locals night. Bands from across the region entertained an enthusiastic crowd.

Look, up in the sky, it’s a bird, it’s a jet! Hopetoun to be buzzed by Hornets

A former Hopetoun man will fly over Hopetoun on Sunday as part of a flyover of three F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft this Sunday, which former Hopetoun student Neville Moyle will be flying in as a systems operator. The jets will do the flyover enroute to Avalon International Air Show at Avalon. The Weapons Systems Officer […]

Let’s do the Nutbush… again – plan to set new World Record in Horsham

The Horsham team responsible for setting a world record for people taking part in a ‘Nutbush’ dance, will attempt to break its own record in November to coincide with the nomination of the 2015 event for National Tidy Town Awards. Horsham created the record in 2015 with 254 dancers, dancing for five minutes and 15 […]

Young Horsham Hornets head to Naracoorte

Horsham Amateur Basketball Association will vie for two titles at a Naracoorte junior tournament at the weekend. The Horsham Hornets under-16 girls will head to the tournament for their final hit-out in the lead-up to Basketball Country Victoria championships. The girls have qualified for division three and four championships in three weeks’ time. The Hornets […]

ON THE BITE: Fantastic fishing conditions for catfish comp

Horsham Angling Club members will head north on March 18 and 19 to test the waters of the Murray River. Registration will be on March 15 with weigh-in and presentation at Robinvale lock. But before that, the club will have its next points run on Sunday at Lake Bellfield near Halls Gap. The Bellfield contest […]

Dexter flies at Bendigo for Stawell trainer Dane Smith

Stawell trainer Dane Smith continued his good form through the deeds of Our Dexter, at Bendigo. The six-year-old lined up in a 0-58 event over 1300 metres on Saturday, with John Allen riding. Our Dexter pinged out of the barrier stalls, showing good speed working his way to the lead. Allen rated the gelding beautifully […]

Malibu wakeboarding stars tackle Green Lake | PHOTOS | VIDEO

Lewy Watt wake boarding at a Malibu demonstration day at Green Lake.

Keen wakeboarders and wakesurfers of all skill levels have signed up for the Malibu Just Ride Tour at Green Lake. The tour features some of Australia’s best wakeboarders, including Lewy Watt, Thory Heaney and David Thorpe. The tour continues on Thursday. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER

BCG trial results released

Birchip Cropping Group has released results from an exciting 2016 research program and is preparing for more of the same in 2017.


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