Wake Up, Wimmera: July 24

PIC OF THE DAY. Send your photos of the Wimmera to newsdesk@mailtimes.com.au or tag us on Instagram @wimmeramailtimes and use the hashtag #wakeupwimmera to have your pic included! Photo: @Jimmydazzla via Instagram
PIC OF THE DAY. Send your photos of the Wimmera to newsdesk@mailtimes.com.au or tag us on Instagram @wimmeramailtimes and use the hashtag #wakeupwimmera to have your pic included! Photo: @Jimmydazzla via Instagram

WEATHER

With the rain setting in overnight, the morning will not be quite as icy. After an overnight low of 6, umbrellas and coats will be a must if you're leaving the house. A rainy day with an expected top of 12.

FIVE YEARS AGO

Member for Mallee John Forrest has taken the battle for Wimmera-Mallee Pipeline funding to the Prime Minister Kevin Rudd. Mr Forrest asked Mr Rudd in May whether the government was aware of a 2007 election commitment to provide $124 million to finish the pipeline project.

QUOTE OF THE DAY

"The day I left was the day I started coming home." - Western Australian man Ian Rettalack on his four-year horse and cart journey across Australia to raise money for cancer research which is passing through the Wimmera.

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Kaniva Playgroup children get ready to raise money during Christmas in July. Picture: SAMANTHA CAMARRI

Kaniva Playgroup children get ready to raise money during Christmas in July. Picture: SAMANTHA CAMARRI

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