Millegan and Peterson seek dismissal of Falls Event Center lawsuit

Local businessmen J.W. Millegan and Paul Peterson announced this week they are seeking dismissal, on SLAPP grounds, of a lawsuit filed against them by the Falls Event Center. SLAPP stands for “strategic ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Tags tied to the giving tree at Hopscotch Toys in McMinnville denote basic needs being requested instead of toys or bears -- which also are accepted.

'All I want for Christmas is a stable home'

For a child, there is nothing more joyous than receiving a new toy Christmas morning, unless it’s knowing his mother is getting the professional counseling she needs so she doesn’t take her ...

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Two finalists visit Linfield campus

The two finalists for the Linfield College presidency, due to open in June with the retirement of Thomas Hellie after 12 years at the position, visited campus this week. Miles K. Davis of Virginia met ...

Baby's death attributed to 'abusive head trauma'

UPDATE: Friday, Dec. 8, 3 p.m.: McMinnville Police have identified the primary caregivers of the 7-week-old girl who died Nov. 24 from head trauma as Clely Flores-Ramirez and David Arias. Both reside ...

Robotics teams qualify for state

Dayton Junior High School claimed top honors in a state robotics qualifying tournament held Dec. 2 at George Fox University in Newberg. The school’s Lady Pirates team placed first overall, and its ...

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Kendra Votava of Court Appointed Special Advocates sorts through donated coats Wednesday, Dec. 6, at the Sears store in McMinnville.

Campaign nets 300-plus coats

More than 300 youngsters will be warmer this winter, thanks to the annual Coats for Kids clothing drive. Based on an idea from Parker Smith of Smith and Company Painting, the annual drive is supported ...

Student chefs sell Christmas cookies

Students in McMinnville High School’s catering program are selling cookies and candy to raise money to pay for uniforms, ingredients, equipment and travel. Members of the public can order boxes ...

Apartment fire was set

In all likelihood, the resident who died Sunday in a fire at the Park Place Apartments, 59-year-old Linda Marie Nash, ignited the blaze, according to McMinnville Assistant Fire Chief/Fire Marshal Debbie ...

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Larry Baker, right, listens as his attorney addresses the court during his sentencing hearing Monday, Dec. 4, at the Yamhill County Courthouse on charges stemming from an Oct. 15 break-in which resulted in Baker being shot in the chest.

Home intruder undergoes sentencing

The single round McMinnville resident Adrian Hennig fired at home intruder Larry Baker the morning of Sunday, Oct. 15, pierced Baker’s heart. He was flown to Oregon Health & Science University ...

Along the Street: Online Northwest looking at more cities

It’s been a busy year for Online Northwest. The McMinnville-based internet, phone and cable television provider is busy installing high-speed, high-capacity fiber in Willamina. Meanwhile, it is ...

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Primozich files for re-election

Yamhill County Commissioner Stan Primozich has filed for re-election. Primozich has served on the board of commissioners since 2015. He replaced Kathy George when she term-limited out. Primozich serves ...

Grange marks anniversary

The McMinnville Grange Hall will host a dance Friday to mark the sesquicentennial of the national Grange organization. The dance will run 7:30 to 10 p.m. at the hall, located on Old Sheridan Road. Admission ...

County awards economic development grants

The room for the November 30 Yamhill County Commissioners’ meeting was packed with smiling people, which as Chair Stan Primozich noted, isn’t often the case. Usually, he told the crowd, people ...

Prof named wine industry leader

Linfield College Professor Gregory Jones has been named one of Wine Business Monthy’s 48 Top Wine Industry Leaders for 2017. The magazine chose Jones for his research in climatology, “with ...

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