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Brian Barnes of McMinnville is congratulated by an official after winning the Class 6A  195-pound State Championship match at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland on Saturday, Feb. 28.

State Wrestling: Barnes, Nelson lead Grizz to best-ever finish

PORTLAND – Hours before one of the major wrestling matches of his life, McMinnville 195-pounder Brian Barnes had more pressing issues than his state final against the weight class’ No. 1 seed, ...

School board filings are due by March 19

People interested in seeking school board positions in one of Yamhill County’s seven districts need to file by 5 p.m. Thursday, March 19. About half of each board’s positions will be filled ...

Soroptimists collecting baby items

Soroptimist International of McMinnville is collecting diapers, crib sheets, baby clothes and other items for its annual Community Baby Shower. The club, which works for the benefit of women and girls, ...

Film about former governor Mark Hartfield to show at Linfield

“The Gentleman of the Senate: Oregon’s Mark Hatfield,” a feature-length film about the former governor turned senator, will be shown Wednesday, March 11, at Linfield College. The showing ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Elwwod P. Dowd (Skyler McClafinas) chats with, from left, Veta Louise Simmons (Adrian Martin), Mrs. Ethel Chauvenet (Anna Guedon), and Myrtle Mae Simmons (Marian Larsen) about his invisible friend Harvey, disturbing the three women.

Harvey to play at Mac High

McMinnville High School will present “Harvey,” a comedy about a gentle man who happens to be friends with a 6-foot tall white rabbit. Performances run Friday through March 14. The show will ...

Don Iler/News-Register##Mothers, their children and allies showed support for breastfeeding at the McMinnville Goodwill on Friday after a social media furor over an employee tweet prompted breastfeeding advocates to organize a protest.

Breastfeeders stage 'nurse-in' at Goodwill

Dozens of mothers, joined by their children and supporters, organized a nurse-in Friday at the McMinnville Goodwill on Highway 99W. The protest, which drew significant TV coverage in the Portland market, ...

Council sets goals for the year

The McMinnville City Council set goals for the 2015 year during its annual goal-setting retreat, focusing on many of the hot-button topics floating through council chambers in recent months.  Economic ...

News-Register file photo##Evergreen Museum has created a new executive committee to steer the threatened institution.

Evergreen museum reaching out to community

“Under new management” is not really the phrase John Rasmussen prefers to use in connection with the newly reconstituted Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum board of directors. But that’s ...

Yamhill County wrestlers rock, roll in finals

McMinnville finishes 4th in Class 6A division

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Dalton Donaldson of McMinnville (in red singlet) grapples with Lake Oswego s Patrick Conroy in the Class 6A 152-pound bracket. Conroy defeated Donaldson by decision, 6-4.

Grizzlies set table for stellar Saturday

Class 3A seeded wrestlers hold strong; Dayton suffers setback

Marcus Larson/News-Register##McMinnville Cooperative Ministries has made cosmetic improvements to its homeless encampment.

City sets deadline for homeless camp

McMinnville City Manager Martha Meeker said the city has run out of patience with the homeless camp established downtown by McMinnville Cooperative Ministries. If the encampment isn’t gone by March ...

Case alleges sex with dog

A McMinnville woman and Bend man have been arrested on charges alleging sexual conduct with children and a dog in March 2014. The case was investigated by McMinnville police under a referral from the state ...

Talks set on philosophy of dinosaurs

McMINNVILLE – Leonard Finkelman, assistant professor of philosophy at Linfield College, will lead two nights of discussion on the philosophy of dinosaurs. A screening of “Jurassic Park” ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Audrey McMillan (33) scored 17 points to lead the Grizzlies to victory over Sprague on Tuesday night.

Seniors set the tone

McMillan, Grizzlies pull away to win season finale

Marcus Larson/News-Register##McMinnville senior guard Cameron Fox (4) puts up a shot between two Sprague defenders in the Grizzlies’ 49-47 victory over the Olympians Tuesday night at The Furnace. Fox scored one point in the contest, his first appearance of the season.

Putting the team on their shoulders

Grizz seniors lead in victory over Sprague; team to face S. Medford in 6A state playoffs

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