Wake Up, Wimmera: August 12

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: @moerks, 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: @moerks, via Instagram

WEATHER

It's a dry day ahead - but don't get tricked into thinking it's going to be a warm day. With a freezing -1 this morning, there's a top of 13 expected for today.

FIVE YEARS AGO

More than 250 Wimmera children will have nowhere to practise their passion for dance when Horsham Rural City Council evicts them from their studio later this year. Horsham School of Dance and Avenue Dance Studio operate from a council-owned building in Roberts Avenue.

Avenue Dance Studio in Roberts Avenue. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Avenue Dance Studio in Roberts Avenue. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

QUOTE OF THE DAY

"It didn't matter that I didn't win it, because I still felt like a winner." - Wimmera nurse Katie Ramsdale was a finalist in the HESTA Aged Care Awards.

Kate Ramsdale.

Kate Ramsdale.

TOP STORIES 

Suitcase rummage A Case of Kindness organisers to support asylum seekers and refugees have said they might host another.


RUMMAGE FOR REFUGEES: Horsham woman Shirley McMartin sifts through offerings at A Case for Kindness suitcase rummage on Saturday. Picture: SAMANTHA CAMARRI

RUMMAGE FOR REFUGEES: Horsham woman Shirley McMartin sifts through offerings at A Case for Kindness suitcase rummage on Saturday. Picture: SAMANTHA CAMARRI

Hopetoun has a new police officer, bringing the town's police station back to a full staff.

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