Wake Up, Wimmera: August 6

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: @_thekass_, 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: @_thekass_, via Instagram

WEATHER

Enjoy the 'warm' start to the day, with a minimum of 3 degrees. Late showers are predicted for this arvo, with a max of 14.

FIVE YEARS AGO

The Child Safety Commissioner expects a Child Death Review for a Wimmera toddler to take two months. The girl, 2, died on Sunday in the Royal Children’s Hospital after being in an induced coma for weeks. She had been taken by air ambulance from St Arnaud Hospital on July 8, suffering head injuries.

QUOTE OF THE DAY

“There are a lot of people who get meals-on-wheels and that’s the tip of the iceberg.'' - Northern Grampians councillor Wayne Rice about the harm funding cuts to home and community care services would cause.

TOP STORIES

Horsham Rural City Council has delayed a Horsham Caravan Park redevelopment, four months after deciding to lease it out

Dimboola will feature in its first Wimmera Netball Association A Grade finals series in 39 years after its win against Nhill sealed a top-five berth on Saturday.

Dimboola coach Tahlia Williams in action against Horsham Demons. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Dimboola coach Tahlia Williams in action against Horsham Demons. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

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