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Jill wins draw

Jill Gallagher won the weekly Harvey Norman ‘Local Footballer of the Week’ draw after her entry was the first one drawn on Wednesday.. Jill selected her son Todd Gallagher (Deni Rams) as her ‘Footballer of the Week’, however

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Jamie Lowe
May 20 2018
News

Act aims to protect recruiting

The Great War was not a time to speak out against the Government.. In Australia, the Federal Parliament enacted the War Precautions Act 1914.. Among many other matters, the Act criminalised any statement defeatist in tone or likely to prejudice

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Benalla Ensign
May 20 2018
News

Man shot in knee, calf

Police are still investigating a shooting in Tooleybuc that saw a man taken to hospital in a serious condition with gunshot wounds to the knee and calf last Thursday.. About 2.30am on May 10 emergency services were called to a property on Koraleigh

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Deniliquin Pa...
May 20 2018
News

Fund vow to help rural students

Benalla’s students are struggling to keep pace with their metropolitan counterparts and they are not alone, with outcomes for regional students across Victoria far worse than those schooled in Melbourne.. Data recently released by the

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Benalla Ensign
May 20 2018
News

Rotary rowing for new...

A local dragon boat chapter is one step closer to reality following a Deniliquin Rotary sponsored trip to Bendigo on Saturday.. Similar chapters have been started in nearby regional centres with the popular on-water team rowing activity considered

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Jamie Lowe
May 20 2018
News

Rave reviews

After a wonderful opening weekend, the cast and crew of Benalla Theatre Company’s production of Nunsense II: The Second Coming is preparing for their final three performances.. Despite the fact the production is a sequel, it is a stand-alone

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Benalla Ensign
May 20 2018
News

Madison nominated for...

Madison Harber’s work day starts well before the average Deniliquin resident, as she prepares to open the Caltex service station in north Deniliquin at 3.30am.. And it continues after most people have ended their day, going through until 7pm

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Zoe McMaugh
May 20 2018
News

Couple invites others to become foster parents

When Deniliquin couple Stan and Jody Mikolajski (pictured) realised they could not have children of their own, they investigated other ways of growing the family for which they had always dreamed.. The couple registered as foster carers nine years

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Abbey Flanagan
May 20 2018
News

New staff members at Elders Deniliquin

There are some new faces at Elders Rural Services in Deniliquin, including one who clients may remember from a few years ago.. Matt Barker has rejoined the team as senior agronomist, working alongside fellow senior agronomist Adam Dellwo and

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Zoe McMaugh
May 20 2018
News

Double Deni connection to acclaimed film

Former Deniliquin woman and film-maker Madeline Munro was part of the production team that has won an award in New York, for the short film ‘For The Love of Cinema’.. Ms Munro, 22, was producer for the movie which won the World Cinem

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Contributor
May 20 2018
News

Environmental grants...

The state government is helping environmental groups in Benalla and the north east to protect and restore Victoria’s land and environment.. State Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes recently announced that environmental volunteer groups

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Benalla Ensign
May 20 2018
Opinion

Get Basin Plan facts...

Sir,. I write to respond to the Letter to the Editor asking if Southern Riverina Irrigators ‘‘fully understands’’ the implications of the agreement reached between the government and the Labor Party to progress the Basin Plan

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Contributor
May 20 2018
Rural

Dry reserves...

Murray Local Land Services will restrict stock access to some travelling stock reserves in the region due to the continuing dry conditions.. Available stock feed and water on many Murray TSRs has reduced to the point that stock access needs to be

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Contributor
May 20 2018
News

$2.4m promotion

The value of the Deniliquin Promotion Fund to the local region has been estimated at more than $2.4 million.. This is the estimated spend of visitors coming to Deniliquin as a direct result of the promotional activities paid for by the fund.. It was

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Zoe McMaugh
May 20 2018
Opinion

Devil in detail of bi-partisan agreement

Sir,. In response to the widely expressed relief at Labor’s bi-partisan support against the amendments to the water recovery target, as always the devil is in the detail!. Although it is pleasing to see some level of sanity return towards

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Contributor
May 20 2018
News

Join the fight to help rural communities

A membership drive is helping to raise funds to support rural communities in their battle against poor government water policy.. The Speak Up Campaign has launched the drive as it works to better educate the broader community about the importance of

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Contributor
May 20 2018
News

Massive morning tea

Winter and spring fashions will be on display next week when the Mathoura Branch of United Hospital Auxiliaries of NSW Inc hosts its Biggest Morning Tea and Blumes Fashions presentation.. To be held at the War Memorial Hall on Wednesday, the event

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Eileen Day
May 20 2018
News

Salvos prepare for...

In the lead up to National Volunteer Week, May 21 to 27, The Ensign is profiling a local volunteer organisation each week.. This week it is the Salvation Army, which has been active in Benalla since 1884.. In the ensuing 134 years it has been active

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Benalla Ensign
May 20 2018
News

Navorina’s wedding...

Wedding dresses dating back to 1944 are on display at Deniliquin’s Navorina Nursing Home, celebrating tomorrow’s royal wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.. Among the gowns are those worn by Navorina residents on their wedding

by
Abbey Flanagan
May 20 2018
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