Mac school board incumbents sweep to re-election ... Link to election results

Click here for link to full Yamhill County election results. Editor's Note: This article, originally posted on May 19, was updated on May 22 with additional information. Three incumbents easily ...

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McMinnville junior Whitney Rich reacts after winning the girls’ 1,500 meters at the Class 6A Greater Valley Conference track and field championships Friday afternoon at Sprague High School.

A day for the record books

Personal records abound at GVC districts, but Rich and Scanlon steal the show.

McMinnville baseball wins GVC

Scanlon, Heidt combine on no-hitter as McMinnville softball makes play-in

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McMinnville tennis players (from left to right) Caitlan Baker, Daniel Post, Shay Bristow and Sam Purdy qualified for the OSAA Class 6A State Tennis Championships, held this coming Thursday through Saturday at Tualatin Hills Tennis Center in Beaverton. Baker and Post play singles, while Bristow and Purdy qualified as a doubles team.

McMinnville tennis teams close strong at districts

Girls finish 2nd in GVC: boys take 4th

Bank foreclosure suit targets Smith estate

The U.S. Bank National Association, acting as custodian and trustee for the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation, has filed for foreclosure against the estate of Del Smith, the Ventures Acquisition ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register file photo##Merchants and other vendors offer all sorts of items during last year’s Friday Nights events. The evenings, which begin a second season this week in and around Blockhouse Park, also include food, music and cruise-ins.

Along the Street: Dayton kicks off Friday Night Series

For the second year in a row, Dayton will kick off a summer menu of family-oriented Friday night fun. Centered on Dayton’s historic town square, the free events are slated to run 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. ...

Tom Henderson/News-Register##Robin Miguel is the new operations manager at the
Soup Kitchen at St. Barnabas where she supervises
volunteers such as Darwin Scott.

Soup Kitchen gets a new manager

Robin Miguel served as the chef for two consecutive presidents at Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company in Columbus, Ohio. Then she decided she would rather serve people in greater need. Miguel started ...

Mac High choirs to sing tonight

The McMinnville High School choirs will be staging a pair of concerts tonight. They are slated for 6:30 and 8 p.m. in the school auditorium. Admission is free. Teacher Robin Pederson will direct both ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Tim Simonson, left, was one of many event participants to get a haircut courtesy of Northwest College of Beauty students like Morgan Lundgren.

Agencies connect on Chemeketa campus

Representatives of more than 40 different social agencies gathered at Chemeketa Community College’s McMinnville campus Friday to connect the homeless and other people in need with an array of services. ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Cookie plays with her stuffed monkey. Her one ear up, one down look is not caused by her handicap.

Handicapped dog needs special home

Cookie, a Staffordshire terrier mix, doesn’t realize she has a handicap. She’s happy and healthy, despite a birth defect that makes it hard for her to walk more than a few steps without toppling. She ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Students from Columbus Elementary check out the Linfield College fountain near Riley Hall during
their tour of the campus last week.

Fourth-graders get glimpse of college

College is a place where you can learn things that will help you become what you want to be, said Quenburly Elias, a fourth-grader who visited the Linfield campus Thursday. “I thought it might be ...

County weighs e-cigarette ban

The Yamhill County commissioners are scheduled to begin consideration next week of a board order subjecting e-cigarettes to the same restrictions as conventional cigarettes, including a ban on use in county ...

Events to mark Memorial Day

Yamhill Valley residents will mark Memorial Day with numerous ceremonies and special events Monday. Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day. It was first celebrated in 1868 as a way of honoring ...

Car takes out utility pole

A McMinnville man who apparently fell asleep at the wheel crashed his car into a utility pole early Sunday on Southeast Davis Street, near its intersection with Aletha Way. Luis A. Osornio-Salinas, 20, ...

Tom Henderson/News-Register##Christopher Dillworth, 11, spent half his money from Lemonade Day May 2 to buy toys for the new play area at Henderson House. Members of McMinnville’s
Chamber MAC Leadership Team built the new area for
the domestic violence shelter and officially christened the project May 13.

Henderson House unveils new kids play patio

The children convinced them, said Rachel Karl. Karl remembered how she and the other members of the McMinnville Chamber’s MAC Leadership Team were searching for a service project last fall. Members ...

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