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McMinnville sophomore Odin Thorson (9) carries the ball during the Grizzlies’ 20-17 loss to North Salem Friday evening at Wortman Stadium. Thorson finished the contest with 62 yards rushing on two carries.

When it's Third and Long

McMinnville asks tough questions of itself after losing 17-point lead at home to North Salem

Grizzlies take 5, drop Royal Scots

Sheridan sweeps Taft to secure eighth win 

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The McMinnville Grizzlies celebrate senior defender Reyna Diaz’s 75th-minute goal in the Grizzlies win over West Salem, their first of the season, Friday afternoon at Wortman Stadium.

Back on offense

Grizzlies upperclassmen adjust to positional rotations as Mac finds the win column

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Shortstop Matt Newton goes low to field a ball during a vintage baseball game at the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center on Saturday. The game used the original rules for baseball, which differ with the modern rules in many respects.

Take me out to the base ball game

On a warm Saturday afternoon in 1867, several dozen Yamhill County gentlemen visited an oat field west of McMinnville. They decided it would be a good place to try their hand at the newly developed game ...

Damian Belander

Man accused in fist and bat attack

Damian Bradley Belander’s pregnant girlfriend told a Yamhill County sheriff’s deputy that he knocked her out with a blow to the head, then broke the windows of her car with a baseball bat, ...

Kiwanis auction raises money for community

Members of the McMinnville Kiwanis Club will hold their 36th annual Bids for Kids auction and dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3. It is expected to draw about 300 bidders and diners to the McMinnville ...

Speaker to discuss multiculturalism

Thomas Davis, a youth ambassador with the Human Rights Campaign, will discuss multiculturalism in the context of sexual orientation, ethnicity and minority status in a pair of lectures next week at Linfield ...

Starla Pointer/News-Register##Linda Hart, her husband Bob Hart, dressed as 19th century University of Oregon professor Thomas Condon, and Anne Foster, dressed as a suffragette, chat before dinner at the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center conference.

Costumes add historical authenticity

Pioneers who crossed the Oregon Trail, suffragettes who fought for women’s rights, a nattily attired mid-1800s Easterner and an assortment of characters from other eras gathered Friday at the Yamhill ...

Artists will open studios for Art Harvest tour

Thirty-nine local artists will display their work and their creative process during the annual Art Harvest Studio Tour. The Arts Alliance of Yamhill County puts on the annual tour, which allows viewers ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##McMinnville sophomore Odin Thorson (9) carries the ball during the Grizzlies  20-17 loss to North Salem Friday evening at Wortman Stadium.

Grizzlies thwarted by North Salem comeback

Nelson, Amity blow out Sheridan; Santiam Christian shuts out Dayton

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Cameron Autencio (13) attempts a header in the second half of McMinnville’s Class 6A friendly against Jesuit on Tuesday.

Grizzlies unbowed, for now

McMinnville overcomes first-minute goal allowed to Jesuit, finishes nonleague play 4-0-2

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Jenny Berg, left, and Rebecca Quandt add color to various designs while discussing their shared hobby at Linfield College’s Nicholson Library. Berg is the director of the McMinnville Public Library and Quandt is the promotions and marketing coordinator for the McMinnville Downtown Association.

Color them enthusiastic

Head McMinnville librarian Jenny Berg hates to brag, but she is something of an authority when it comes to coloring books. She did, after all, win the Easter coloring contest at the Tualatin Thriftway ...

Lisa Congdon

Portland artist speaks at Linfield

Portland artist, illustrator and author Lisa Congdon plans to read from her latest work, “Fortune Favors the Brave,” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, in the Austin Reading Room at the Linfield ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Juliette’s House Executive Director Hayley Collins shows the large selection of stuffed animals children can choose.

Waiting for help

Abused children need immediate help, but “immediate” has become a relative term in Yamhill County. Children sometimes have to wait up to a month before they receive services from Juliette’s ...

Landfill proceeding with permit applications

Riverbend Landfill, having obtained county permission to proceed with a long-delayed expansion project, is in the process of applying for permits. An appeal is still pending before the state Land Use Board ...

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