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Pancakes help raise ‘dough’

The smell of delicious pancakes wafted through the Corowa Memorial Hall on February 13 for Shrove Tuesday.. St John’s Anglican Church volunteers, 24 in total, worked tirelessly in the kitchen and sold 260 pancakes throughout the day. Shrove

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Corowa Free P...
Feb 21 2018
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$1.4m grants’ decisions soon

A decision is imminent regarding funding for Federation Council’s four top ranked priority projects under the NSW Government Stronger Communities Program.. Toilet block improvements in Corowa, Mulwala and Howlong, the Howlong Preschool

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Robert Muir
Feb 21 2018
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Off the Tee

Howlong Golf Tuesday, February 13 Men’s Stableford: A grade winner - Ian Williams 43 pts. A grade r/up - Martin Tobin 41 pts. B grade winner - Mal Walter 43 pts. B grade r/up - Glen Shannon 36 pts. C grade winner - Russell Schmidt 39 pts c/b

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Feb 21 2018
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Bunya Festival a success

St John’s Anglican Church held its inaugural Bunya Festival on Friday with many in attendance.. The Bunya Pine, located on the grounds of the church, had recently been trimmed and the cones removed for safety reasons. The cones are the size of

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Corowa Free P...
Feb 21 2018
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Youth Council...

If you are aged between 15 and 25 years and want to be a part of a group that works together to make the Federation area a better place for young people to live, Federation Youth Council is for you.. Nominations are now being accepted for the

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Corowa Free P...
Feb 21 2018
Sport

Corowa Clay Target

With high temperatures and humidity, Sunday, January 28 was one to remember at the Corowa Clay Target Club’s monthly competition.. The conditions kept many away but a few still managed to brave the weather. Event 1 10 target DB continental

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Contributor
Feb 21 2018
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Sally’s quest to...

St Mary’s School students were treated to “Library Lovers’ Day” at the Corowa Library last Wednesday as part of the library’s Valentine’s Day celebration.. Local resident and passionate Landcare member, Sally

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Sarah Dean
Feb 21 2018
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Big day at Men’s Shed

The Wahgunyah and District Men’s Shed members opened the almost completed shed to the public for the first time last Saturday.. The reason behind the opening was to conduct a garage sale and sausage sizzle with a raffle of a trailer load of

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Corowa Free P...
Feb 21 2018
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Corowa Market report

Corowa Market held on Monday, February 19 with 5,669 lambs yarded, a decrease of 1652 from previous week, 2,895 sheep yarded which was an increase of 183.. Lamb numbers eased and the quality was a little more mixed. Trade and heavy lambs were well

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Contributor
Feb 21 2018
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Rutherglen Triathlon turns 21

Get your running shoes, goggles and pedals ready – the Rutherglen Triathlon is ready to rumble on Sunday, March 11.. Now in its 21st year, the triathlon is a community event that is on the same weekend as the gourmet event The Tastes of

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Corowa Free P...
Feb 21 2018
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Halt on skate park...

Corowa Skate Park campaigners made their presence known at Tuesday’s Federation Council meeting as part of their push to keep the skate park in its current location and left happy after a halt was put on the project.. It comes after a rally at

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Sarah Dean
Feb 21 2018
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Firefighters kept busy

Firefighters have attended three separate fires in Corowa in the past week.. Sanger Street was closed to road traffic in front of Woolworths for up to an hour on February 13 while firefighters extinguished and cleaned up a fire in the back of an

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Corowa Free P...
Feb 21 2018
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Cheers for Queen’s...

The streets of Yarrawonga and even a school oval were lined with people cheering on the runners taking part in last Thursday’s history-making event – the Queen’s Baton Relay.. Among those who laced up their running shoes to take

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Sarah Dean
Feb 21 2018
News

Boating ban reservations

Debate surrounding difficulties in policing a plan to restrict some Murray River wake boat activities between Corowa and Bundalong was raised during the third and final information session on the proposal last Thursday night.. Up to 70 people

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Sarah Dean
Feb 21 2018
Sport

Roos putting pieces together

The Corowa-Rutherglen Football Club is hoping to break its 38-game losing streak this season which returns Easter weekend.. New coach Marc Almond has shored up their list with a host of returning players including Dylan Cork, Dean Druce and Jamie

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Sarah Dean
Feb 21 2018
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Balldale mobile coverage plea

A letter and petition seeking assistance to address the lack of mobile coverage in the Balldale area has received the backing of Federation Council.. Balldale resident of five years, Stephen Ward, addressed council’s latest monthly meeting, on

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Robert Muir
Feb 14 2018
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Classic cars coming to...

By Sarah Dean. Eight million dollars’ worth of cars will roll through Rutherglen on February 17.. The convoy will include 30 classic automobiles taking part in the inaugural Rutherglen Classic. The two-day touring rally has been organised by

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Sarah Dean
Feb 14 2018
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Corowa Market report

Corowa Market held on Monday, February 12 with 7,321 lambs yarded a decrease of 2,393 from previous week, 2,712 sheep yarded which was a decrease of 632.. Lamb numbers eased and the quality was back a little. Although trade lambs were well supplied

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Feb 14 2018
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Car sparks grass fire

About 50 hectares of grass was burnt 3km east of Corowa last Wednesday after a car travelling on the Hopefield-Rand Road pulled over when a fire started in the vehicle, spreading to nearby grass.. The incident happened shortly after 1pm with the

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Sarah Dean
Feb 14 2018
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