News-Register file photos##These are a few of Karl Klooster s favorite things: Dragging the Gut, the UFO Festival and the International Pinot Noir Celebration.

Writing and getting paid for it

After completing this week’s Connections section feature on Mark “The Magician” Siegel, I reflected on the fact that this would be my final story as a full-time employee for Oregon Lithoprint ...

Submitted photo##McMinnville-based rock group Thunder Road has advanced in a Battle of the Bands competition. Fans may vote by text message even if they can’t attend the next round.

Local Thunder Road in BOB semifinals

Thunder Road, which has its origins in McMinnville, has advanced to the semi-finals in the highly competitive Battle of the Bands at Jubitz Truck Stop in Donald, located east of Champoeg at I-5. The five-piece ...

Submitted photo##City officials revealed this design plan for a proposed park in Northwest
McMinnville at a neighborhood meeting last week. The park is slated to include a barrier-free playground.

Plans for new park revealed

The McMinnville Parks and Recreation staff revealed designs for a new park in Northwest McMinnville at a community meeting last Thursday.  The four-acre site, which is bisected by the Shadden Claim ...

Mac High Hall of Famers headed toward induction

Four 4-year, 3-sport athletes to be honored

McMinnville wins GVC girls golf tournament

McMinnville wins GVC girls golf tournament

Extra sets lift Grizzlies over Royal Scots, Titans

McMinnville boys tennis coach Alex Martin traditionally awards a game ball to one or more players who excel over the course of a match. Following Monday’s Class 6A Greater Valley Conference match ...

Following walk-off loss, Mac pushes back

Hill homers as Dayton softball defeats Amity

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Emily Fellows (10), Linfield’s all-time leading goal scorer, will succeed Victor Campos as coach of the McMinnville High School girls soccer program.

Fellows to lead Mac girls soccer

In her four-year career with Linfield women’s soccer, Emily Fellows rewrote the Wildcats’ record book, ending her 2014 season as the program’s all-time leader in goals (84) and winning ...

Commissioners approve Wildwood music festival permit

The Yamhill County commissioners unanimously approved Thursday a permit for the Wildwood Music Festival, allowing it to accommodate 1,000 attendees, up from 500 under previous terms. The popular West ...

Plane pull fundraiser rescheduled for September

The Oregon Plane Pull, a Special Olympics fundraiser associated with the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run, has been rescheduled. Originally slated for May 2, it will instead be held Sept. 19.  Several ...

Council talks homelessness

McMinnville City Council received a report Tuesday from outgoing Yamhill Community Action Partnership Director Lee Means on the community’s homeless problem.  Means reported unofficial and ...

Christensen Mac woman of year

Jody Christensen learned she’d been named McMinnville’s woman of the year when last year’s winner, Consuelo Almeida Christianson, arrived at her office with a bouquet of flowers. “That’s ...

Tom Tankersley

Tankersley man of year in Mac

After finishing the UCLA School of Law, Tom Tankersley spent a year clerking for Kenneth O’Connell, then chief justice of the Oregon Supreme Court. Next, he faced a choice: Return to Southern California ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##The historic downtown Union Block building is for sale.

Union Block goes on the market

The 125-year-old Union Block Building has been listed for sale at $1.3 million. The historic building sits on the north side of Northeast Third Street, at its intersection with Davis. It houses Union ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##A former parishoner claims in a lawsuit the pastors of Abundant Life Pentecostal Church slandered him.

Church pastors sued for defamation

The father and son pastors of McMinnville’s Abundant Life Pentecostal Church are being sued by a former parishoner, who claims he was slandered over his involvement in an Oregon Bureau of Labor and ...

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