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Rutzou family holds successful Howlong reunion

The Rutzou family staged a highly successful family reunion at the Howlong Golf Resort on Sunday. The reunion took place 160 years after the family ancestors Ferdinand and Eliza built the historic Punt Hotel, which is recognised by the naming of

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Apr 27 2017
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Nyombe inspired to help fellow refugees

Nyombe Nymambura doesn’t have many memories of his home.. His country has been ravaged by violence and political turmoil for decades and when he escaped 26 years ago Sudan was in the grip of war with the North battling to hold on to control of the

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Alannah Green...
Apr 27 2017
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Naomi hopes to inspire

Corowa’s Naomi Chua, formally known as Naomi Anthony, is coming to Corowa in May to speak on empowering local communities and churches to serve refugee and asylum seekers.. Naomi works for Pioneers Australia, an inter-church Christian organisation

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Corowa Free P...
Apr 27 2017
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Daniel’s super fundraising effort

Corowa’s Daniel Hateley, who was inspired by his three young cousins who have all undergone medical treatment at the Royal Children’s Hospital, presented a cheque of $1,446 at the live broadcast of the Good Friday Appeal in Melbourne. After

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Alannah Green...
Apr 27 2017
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Weaving 10,000 stars

Tucked away in a small room in Corowa’s Intereach Community Hub is a band of four local ladies who each week work on a love-filled project that brings people together around the world to say no to all forms of violence. Heather, Barbara, Irene, Kay

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Alannah Green...
Apr 27 2017
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Wahgunyah honours...

Wahgunyah residents gathered in the hundreds to honour those who were residents of Wahgunyah that gave the ultimate sacrifice during world wars. President of the Corowa RSL Sub Branch Martin Magill delivered a moving prologue to the crowd before

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Alannah Green...
Apr 27 2017
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Lone Pine a tribute to...

Member for Indi Cathy McGowan, Indigo Shire Mayor Cr Jenny O'Connor and Rutherglen RSL Sub Branch President Neville Bainbridge planted a Lone Pine at the Memorial Park in Rutherglen as a tribute to Rutherglen District volunteers who died in WW1. Cr

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Corowa Free P...
Apr 27 2017
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Rutherglen pauses to remember

Persistent rain outside did little to dampen the spirit of Rutherglen residents who gathered inside the town’s Memorial Hall to pause and remember those who paid the ultimate sacrifice at the Rutherglen Dawn Service on Tuesday morning. Heavy

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Alannah Green...
Apr 27 2017
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Dennis embodied the legend of Anzac - Strachan

A sea of umbrellas came together as one, as the sound of heavy rain and the Last Post rang out at Corowa’s Dawn Service and morning memorial service on Tuesday. Hundreds lined Sanger Street and proudly watched on as the Light Horse Contingent led

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Alannah Green...
Apr 27 2017
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Towns to come together for Anzac Day

The communities of Rutherglen, Corowa and Wahgunyah will come together to pay tribute to servicemen and women, those fallen and those who returned, on Anzac Day, Tuesday, April 25. Remembrance services, wreath laying and an Anzac Day March will be

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Corowa Free P...
Apr 21 2017
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Standing Room Only for...

To commemorate Anzac Day 2017, Canberra based artist and winner of the 2006 Gallipoli Art Prize Margaret Hadfield-Zorgdrager will be exhibiting The Gallipoli Series ‘Standing Room Only for Heroes’ at the Corowa Art Space. This powerful and

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Alannah Green...
Apr 21 2017
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Howlong's Rutzou...

The pioneering Rutzou family will host a family reunion at the Howlong Golf Resort this Saturday, 160 years after their ancestors Ferdinand and Eliza built the historic Punt Hotel. Today their achievements are recognised by the plaque Rutzous Bridge

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Apr 21 2017
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"Compost decision...

Community discontent over a proposed $8 million composting facility near Howlong prompted Shadow Minister for Local Government Peter Primrose to meet with disgruntled Corowa and Howlong residents on Tuesday. Mr Primrose lashed out at the Federal

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Alannah Green...
Apr 20 2017
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Ladles of Love and kindness

The determination of the committee of Corowa’s Ladles of Love has resulted in what was planned as a one-off helping hand becoming a regular occurrence. Since the group’s formation 12 months ago, the committee has expanded their services to not

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Alannah Green...
Apr 20 2017
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Bumper Billy Cart action

Perfect racing conditions greeted competitors and spectators for the 21st McDonald’s Australian Billy Cart Championships in Corowa on Easter Saturday. Forty-seven entrants travelled from Victoria and NSW to race in the exciting

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Alannah Green...
Apr 20 2017
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Residents dig deep for appeal

Corowa and Wahgunyah residents opened their hearts and their wallets on Good Friday to raise a whopping $33,720 in support of the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal. From loose change slotted into collection tins on either side of John

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Alannah Green...
Apr 20 2017
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Small step towards fun...

Federation Council is prepared to lease Part 2 Riesling Street Corowa to a Corowa-based consortium of third and fourth generation persons for a fun park following consideration of community input. But in-principle approval only at this stage has

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Robert Muir
Apr 20 2017
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General Manager lashes...

Proud of Federation Council staff and disappointed with some thoughts of people in the community, council's General Manager Chris Gillard has taken aim at negative thoughts towards his staff. "There have been far too many instances of staff being

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Robert Muir
Apr 20 2017
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The great Easter Egg...

It’s that time of the year again when the community comes together in celebration of Corowa’s Great Easter Egg Hunt at Corowa RSL Park. The Corowa Baptist Church, with the support of the Rotary Club of Corowa, will again host this much loved

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Alannah Green...
Apr 13 2017
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