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Today's set to start at a chilly 2 degrees, warming to 16 throughout the day. Expect some clouds and wind.
FIVE YEARS AGO
Wimmera-Southern Mallee Local Learning and Employment Network’s new executive officer Tim Shaw believes the Wimmera is leading the state in apprenticeship uptake. Mr Shaw starts in his new role today with a positive outlook for the organisation and the Wimmera’s youth.
QUOTE OF THE DAY
""I'm not sure what's worse, a burnt-out pub or an empty block." - Dimboola Town Committee president Phil Colquhoun on Dimboola Hotel demolition works.
The Dimboola Hotel gets demolished. Picture: SAMANTHA CAMARRI
Wimmera councils are considering rate rises and cuts to services and infrastructure in a bid to balance their bottom lines.
Patyah farmer Trevor Domaschenz believes he could lose his right to farm because of changes to the water act.
CONCERNed: Patyah yabby farmer Trevor Domaschenz is worried changes to the Water Bill 2014 could mean farmers who use their dams commercially will be forced to pay for that water. Picture: SAMANTHA CAMARRI
PHOTOS: Horsham Calisthenics College's 2014 competition
FULL OF GRACE: Horsham's Rachelle Ough places third in the Graceful Solo 11 and 12 years category of Horsham Calisthenics College's 34th annual country competitions. Picture: SAMANTHA CAMARRI