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Roberts, Benner keep Mac school board seats; Egland, Watson elected in Y-C

Incumbents Carson Benner and Tim Roberts will keep their seats on the McMinnville School Board, and one incumbent will stay and another be replaced in the Yamhill-Carlton School District, according to ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Rows of lettuce, spinach, onions, broccoli and other spring vegetables at Even Pull Farm are still behind schedule, thanks to the extremely west spring weather.

Waterlogged spring dampens ag outlook

Two years after summer arrived in mid-spring and water sources dried up around the state, farmers are now facing the opposite problem: A spigot that won’t shut off, leaving soil too soggy to till. Many ...

Street work continues to disrupt traffic on Fifth

Traffic disruptions will continue on Northeast Fifth Street this week, as city crews continue their a four-phase repaving project stretching from Irvine to the railroad tracks. The project has been split ...

City unveils its proposed 2017-18 budget

McMinnville city officials have rolled out their proposed 2017-18 budget. It calls for a local property tax cost of $6.40 per $1,000 of assessed valuation, up 4.16 percent or 26 cents per thousand. McMinnville ...

Anthropology exhibit slated

Linfield College student curators will open an anthropology exhibit this week. They have titled it, “Unreasonably Human: Material Expressions of Love and Hate." The exhibit will open with a ceremony ...

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From left, Kacey Bales, Jessica Hammons and Karissa Wade paint a trim piece at Habitat For Humanity s Women Build event Wednesday, May 10, in McMinnville. Lowe s workers spent the day helping.

Habitat gearing up for three new starts

McMinnville’s Habitat for Humanity, a volunteer-driven nonprofit dedicated to getting qualifying local families into affordable homes, recently added a new service — monster removal. Executive ...

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Darrell Flood, who works with the Yamhill County Community Emergency Response Team, talks to Mac High students about effective and professional radio communication.

CERT leader teaches radio use

Students in McMinnville High School’s fire and emergency services pathway practiced emergency communications last week.  But not before speaker Darrell Flood, Yamhill County CERT net manager, ...

Candy thief gets a stay in rehab

Lance Gehring will spend his 65-day Yamhill County Jail sentence at the Pacific Ridge Residential Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center in Jefferson. The 20-year-old McMinnville resident stole Kit Kat candy ...

Second Winds to play

The Second Winds Community Band will perform "That 70's Concert" at 3 p.m. Sunday at the McMinnville Community Center. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted. The program will feature music ...

Firefighters respond to McMinnville residence

McMinnville firefighters responded about 10 a.m. Monday to a structure fire at 908  N.E. Cowls Street. Smoke, reportedly caused by a chimney fire, had filled the attic of the residence, which was ...

Lost children honored at church

First Baptist Church in McMinnville hosts a ceremony for women who have lost children from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, May 12, in the Fireplace Room of the church, 125 S.E. Cowls St. Facilitated by the Rev. ...

Council sets hearing on shelter lot

The McMinnville City Council has scheduled a public hearing for 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, on vacation of Northeast Macy Street to allow development of parking for the Yamhill County Gospel Rescue Mission. City ...

Atticus secures loan incentive approval

Developers of a new luxury hotel in downtown McMinnville received Tuesday a five-year, $100,000 McMinnville Urban Renewal Agency Board loan, whose repayments will be forgiven each year the economic infusion ...

Amity board opposes Smarter Balanced testing

AMITY — The Amity School Board approved a resolution Wednesday opposing the Smarter Balanced method of assessing student learning. The resolution will be forwarded to the state Department of Education. ...

Mac issuing tentative layoff notices

The state Legislature has not yet settled on a funding figure for K-12 education for the 2017-19 biennium. But it’s likely local school districts will be short of the amount needed to fully support ...

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