Starla Pointer / News-Register##Oregon High School Principal of the Year Kris Olsen hugs two recent McMinnville
High School graduates - his daughters, Karli and Molly. He said Mac High staff prepared them well for college and careers.

Kris Olsen named Oregon High School Principal of Year

Superintendent Maryalice Russell announced the honor Tuesday morning at a high school staff meeting. Olsen’s wife, Susan, joined co-workers and other supporters at the announcement ceremony. Mac High cheerleaders waved pompoms and trumpets played a fanfare.

Bats come alive for McMinnville baseball

With two strong performances from his team over the weekend, McMinnville baseball coach Jordan Harlow likes what he sees. “It’s good to have both these bounce-back, really strong outings,” ...

Scanlon shines at Relays

Steeves sets pole vault PR; throwers take to hammer

McMinnville boys tennis takes down Vikings

The News-Register staffSALEM – The McMinnville boys tennis team improved its overall record to 6-1 (5-1 Class 6A Greater Valley Conference) following a 6-2 victory over North Salem Thursday at North ...

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McMinnville outfielder Sam Hensley (5) looks to throw a ball into the infield against West Albany Friday.

Grizzlies come up short against Bulldogs

Reeser hits inside-the-park home run

Taylor Rockwell, left, and Emmy Martin

Patton student wins state contest

PORTLAND — McMinnville’s Taylor Rockwell placed first in the junior level of the Oregon State History Contest, held Saturday at Oregon Historical Society headquarters in Portland. The Patton ...

County forgoes appeal, releases e-mails

Yamhill County has decided to forgo appeal of a ruling by District Attorney Brad Berry making five of eight contest e-mails subject to release to the News-Register under Oregon’s public records law. The ...

Shooting reported in Southwest McMinnville

Several rounds were fired at a Southwest McMinnville residence about 10:30 p.m. Friday in what Capt. Dennis Marks termed a targeted attack. The shooting took place in the vicinity of Southwest Agee and ...

Vollmer faces Whitaker in school board race

Incumbent Larry Vollmer, a sales and engineering rep for a conveyor company, will face financial services executive Al Whitaker in the race for Position 4 on the McMinnville School Board. It’s ...

Utility commission to meet

The McMinnville Water & Light Commission is slated to meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday at utility headquarters, off Riverside Drive at 855 N.E. Marsh Lane. The agenda includes contracts for parking lot sealing ...

Linfield prof to give 'last lecture'

Bob McCann, professor of education at Linfield College, will present his “Last Lecture” on Thursday, April 30. The free program will start at 7 p.m. in T.J. Day Hall 219. A reception will follow. McCann ...

Along the Street: Airport booked for regional drag race tourney

Spectator and participant tickets go on sale Friday, May 22, for a drag-racing competition slated for August at McMinnville Municipal Airport. The Oregon Airstrip Attack is expected to draw cars and drivers ...

Objections raised to parking variance

Several neighbors raised objections to a parking variance requested for an apartment complex designed to serve the mentally disabled, and they were joined by one outside party. The county Department of ...

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McMinnville senior Alexis Ober readies to slam a ball at the net in a No. 4 doubles match with partner Taylor Vogel (not pictured) against North Salem on Tuesday. Ober and Vogel defeated the Corrine Etzel and Stephanie Mirrimotes of the Vikings, 6-2, 6-1.

Holding serve

Grizzlies lose first GVC match of season, but strong performance at Bend tournament inspires confidence

Topping to sign with Columbia

McMinnville senior girls soccer forward Carlisle Topping will sign a National Letter of Intent to play for Columbia University, the school announced. Topping is a two-time News-Register All-Valley Girls ...

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