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Young adult author April Henry tells Patton Middle School students about her mystery books. The Portland author also spoke at Duniway during her visit to McMinnville.

Middle schoolers meet a favorite author

Patton Middle School student Paislee Matson said she didn’t always consider herself a big reader. When she picked up “The Night She Disappeared,” though, everything changed. She’s ...

Music professor to speak

A professor of music composition and theory will present “Gesture, Imagery, Noise: Transforming Imagination to Music” Wednesday at Linfield College. Andrea Reinkemeyer will speak at 7 p.m. ...

Boating class scheduled

A boating safety class is slated to run 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays from April 18 to May 19. It is being hosted by Chemeketa Community College on its Yamhill Valley campus, located at 288 N.E. Norton Lane, Building ...

Asbestos removal at Newby done right, regulators say

A parent, surprised to learn asbestos was removed from the Newby Elementary School gym over spring break, complained to McMinnville school officials and barred her children from the gym after keeping them ...

Plaid Pantry robber back in jail

An Amity man recently sentenced for his role in a March 2016 armed robbery at a McMinnville Plaid Pantry, then released because he had already served his time while awaiting resolution of the case, is ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Work is under way to upgrade and reopen the old Farmers Coop Creamery.

Organic Valley upgrading Mac dairy

If you’ve driven by the old Farmers Cooperative Creamery on Highway 99W recently, you may have noticed something happening. The nearly 80-year-old milk plant was purchased last fall by Organic Valley, ...

SDC loan urged for Atticus

The McMinnville Urban Renewal Advisory Committee is recommending approval of a $100,000 loan to the developers of a new luxury hotel downtown to cover system development charges. Under the proposed terms, ...

Fitness enthusiast dies at 69

Fitness enthusiast Jerry Hogevoll, a 1965 graduate of McMinnville High School who wrote such books as “Fit Over 50” and “The Fitness Revolution,” died March 17. He was 69. Gerald ...

Mac School Board to meet Monday

McMinnville School Board members will consider adopting textbooks and setting limits on inter-district transfers when they meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 10. The public session will be held in the longtime ...

Meals on Wheels safe, says senior advocate

Rodney Schroeder, co-director of NorthWest Senior and Disability Services, says local Meals on Wheels funding is safe from the federal budget cuts being proposed by President Donald Trump. The cuts recently ...

Council considers applicants for budget committee seats

There are four vacancies on the McMinnville Budget Committee and only three applicants to consider. City councilors are scheduled to interview Peter Hofstetter, Kyle Lake and Drew Milligan when they meet ...

Falquist steps down at Henderson House

Savenia Falquist, executive director at Henderson House, is stepping down after two and a half years of leading the domestic violence and sexual assault response organization. She has accepted a position ...

More barking than wagging at dog park showdown

There was a lot of barking and snapping, and some occasional snarling, at a meeting held Wednesday on regulations at McMinnville’s Riverside Drive Dog Park. And there were no canines in the room, ...

Fire damages Mac duplex

A kitchen fire caused an undetermined amount of damage to one unit of a McMinnville duplex Wednesday morning. Units responded shortly before 9 a.m. to 1915 N.E. Lafayette Ave., according to Fire Chief ...

Starla Pointer / News-Register##Linfield College President Thomas Hellie welcomes students to the African American Youth Leadership Conference.

African American students meet at Linfield

Middle and high school students from throughout the Willamette Valley gathered at Linfield College Tuesday for the 11th annual African American Youth Leadership Conference.  They started the conference ...

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