Wake Up, Wimmera: May 9

PIC OF THE DAY. Send your photos of the Wimmera to newsdesk@mailtimes.com.au or tag us on Instagram @wimmeramailtimes to have your pic included!
Photo: THEA PETRASS

PIC OF THE DAY. Send your photos of the Wimmera to newsdesk@mailtimes.com.au or tag us on Instagram @wimmeramailtimes to have your pic included! Photo: THEA PETRASS

WEATHER

Today it will be wet outside, with showers developing throughout the afternoon and rain tonight - perfect weather to stay rugged up inside. The max will be 16 degrees.

FIVE YEARS AGO

WIMMERA irrigators will work with GWMWater to develop a business case study to sell Wimmera irrigation system water entitlements. The study will determine a cost per megalitre for Wimmera irrigation entitlements.

GOOD TIMES: Dale Frankel and his son Warrik Frankel with old irrigation infrastructure. Picture: KATE HEALY

GOOD TIMES: Dale Frankel and his son Warrik Frankel with old irrigation infrastructure. Picture: KATE HEALY

QUOT E OF THE DAY

"Dimboola will always be my home, but this is a pretty close second.'' - Former Dimboola resident Dave Hedt on his 'second home' in Faulkton, South Dakota. Find out why the town named a day after him here.

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