Firefighters respond to report of fire in Wright Street residence

Firefighters found food burning in an oven when they responded to the report of a possible structure fire in a home in west McMinnville. The fire was reported about 12:35 a.m. in he 1500 block of Wright ...

Apartment fire claims life in Mac

One person was killed when a fire swept through units at the Park Place Apartments, 230 S.E. Evans St., Sunday night. About 9:30 p.m., the Yamhill Communications Agency 911 dispatch center received multiple ...

Hillside retirement center site of norovirus outbreak

Facility declared free of virus as of Nov. 27

Peterson hearing is reset

A contempt of court hearing for businessman Paul Peterson has been rescheduled for January at the request of Peterson’s Carlton attorney. Peterson and one of his companies, Aurora Energy Corporation, ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##Construction crews work along Northwest Hill Road near its intersection with Wallace Road in McMinnville on Wednesday.

Hill Road work causing delays

City work crews spent the week building a new roadway between Wallace Road and Cottonwood Drive as part of the Northwest Hill Road Improvement Project. The project is one of the five being funded through ...

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From left, Ryan Kraemer and Jose Lopez of Foxridge Tree Farm in McMinnville bail up a customer s tree for its ride home Saturday, Nov. 25.

Christmas trees a year-round labor of love

Most people don’t start thinking about Christmas trees until December, or maybe late November as they clear away the Thanksgiving leftovers. But Karl Kraemer and his brother, Bert, think about Christmas ...

City dumps Riverbend

With no one in the audience raising a voice in opposition, the McMinnville City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to stop sending local waste to the Riverbend Landfill, just south of the city on Highway ...

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Arrest made in Mac shooting

McMinnville police have arrested a convicted felon with a lengthy criminal history in connection with a Saturday night confrontation in which the victim was shot in the ear. Christopher Gene Ridenour, ...

Kiwanis hawking holiday cheese, meat, sweets

The McMinnville Kiwanis Club’s distinctive dark-blue cheese wagon, a frequent visitor at the U.S. Bank Plaza, will return Tuesday for its annual holiday run. The club will be selling $22 to $38 ...

Along the Street: Three wineries mark anniversaries

Three historic Oregon wineries, all based in Yamhill County, will celebrate 30 Years of Winemaking in the Dundee Hills with a round of Sunday toasts and pours in Dundee. Argyle, which opened a spacious ...

Fire damages Mac residence

A fire caused about $40,000 damage to a McMinnville home the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 22. The occupants got out safely. Firefighters responded to a residence at 910 N.E. Fourth St. shortly before 8 ...

Linfield presidential finalists to visit

After reducing the pool of presidential applicants from more than 100, Linfield College will bring two finalists to campus next week. Either of the two would be an outstanding leader for the McMinnville-based ...

Submitted photo##Some two dozen homeless people received Thanksgiving dinner at Lower City Park in McMinnville Thursday courtesy of Johnathon and Tanya Hager, a formerly homeless couple.

Thanksgiving dinner: Sharing the warmth

Johnathon and Tanya Hager were homeless until recently. This year was going to be their first Thanksgiving in a home of their own. However, they couldn’t forget the people they left behind ...

Tom Henderson / News-Register##Eugenia Sumter, left, the division program manager for The Salvation Army s McMinnville ministry, talks with Angel, a guest at the Thanksgiving dinner hosted at St. James Catholic Church.  Angel has been homeless for the past two years.

Tears of thanks

Volunteers serve food and hope to grateful Thanksgiving diners A woman who goes by Angel sat in her car Thanksgiving morning and wondered what she might have to eat that day. It was largely a hypothetical ...

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Suspect arrested in McMinnville shooting

McMinnville police have arrested a convicted felon with a lengthy criminal history in connection with last Saturday night's shooting in which the victim was shot in the ear. Christopher Gene Ridenour, ...

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