Mac will change to all-day kindergarten

McMinnville School District will expand its kindergarten program from half-day to full-day this fall. The change will give teachers more time for social skills developments and gross and fine motor activities, ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Yamhill County Commissioner Allen Springer speaks to landfill opponents as Commissioners Mary Starrett and Stan Primozich listen on.

Heated hearing

Crowds spilled into aisles and stood three or more deep around the sides and back of the McMinnville Civic Center Thursday for a contentious hearing on the proposed expansion of Riverbend Landfill. More people stood in the foyer, unable to fit inside, but able to hear over foyer speakers.

City council approves creation of tourism organization

McMinnville City Council approved the creation of a destination marketing organization during its Tuesday meeting. The decision was unanimous and will end the city’s previous program of awarding grants with the lodging tax money it collects.

Council to look at new use for lodging taxes

The city of McMinnville is considering creation of a destination marketing organization to allocate revenue from the tourism promotion portion of its transient lodging tax. After conducting several meetings ...

Submitted photo##Sean Kosky has been missing since September 2012.

Sean Kosky's family still searching

Sean has been missing since September 2012. A Go Fund Me account has been created to raise more money for expenses.

Gormand, left, Henderson, and Brooks.

Soroptimists honor women

Soroptimist International of McMinnville members work all year to raise money ­— selling elephant ears at Turkey Rama, for instance — so they can give it away. Last week, the club did ...

News-Register file photo##Missy Waterhouse and her mother-in-law Julie sport festive hats as they taste wine poured by Anne Gradek of Viento Vinyards during 2014’s Sip! celebration.

Sip City

McMinnville Wine & Food Classic returns this weekend in all its glory.

Starla Pointer/News-Register##Sen. Brian Boquist, R-Dallas, takes students through the process of a bill, using avocados as an example. Some students lobbied for more guacamole; others opposed making it mandatory in school lunches.

Boquist tells students what government's really like

Citizens, even those not old enough to vote, can influence what legislators do, Oregon Sen. Brian Boquist, R-Dallas, told Duniway Middle School eighth-graders. The senator from District 12 invited students ...

Waste Management answers Riverbend landfill questions

Jackie Lang, spokesperson for Waste Management, answers questions asked by News-Register staff about Riverbend Landfill. Q. Did Riverbend nearly reach its capacity in 2014? A. Without the MSE berm, ...

Noah Miller

Duniway student wins volunteer award

Noah Miller of McMinnville, who believes in and practices voluntarism, is the Oregon winner of the middle school division of the 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. "It's good to be part of the ...

Percussionist to give recital

Linfield College music major Christian Santangelo will present a senior percussion recital on Saturday, March 14. The free program will start at 7:30 p.m. in Delkin Recital Hall on campus. Santangelo ...

MHS choirs to perform March 11

McMinnville High School choirs will perform in their end-of-winter concerts on Wednesday, March 11. The concerts will start at 6:30 and 8 p.m. in the school auditorium. Admission is free. Robin Pederson ...

Mac basketball honors awarded

Seven McMinnville basketball players and two coaches received honors from the coaches of the Class 6A Greater Valley Conference, as released Tuesday. Grizzlies senior point guard Tanner Autencio was named ...

Grizzlies fall in 6A playoff game to South Medford

MEDFORD – After making the 255-mile trip south, the McMinnville boys basketball team was sent home early from the OSAA Class 6A state playoffs. Host South Medford outscored the Grizzlies 45-14 in ...

Sweet hired as Mac volleyball coach

McMinnville High School athletic director Mark Hinthorn announced the hiring of Corvallis assistant coach Hayden Sweet as the Grizzlies’ new head volleyball coach on Feb. 28. In addition to her ...

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