Photo courtesy Yamhill County Sheriff s Office##An Oregon State Police SWAT Unit responded to a residence Friday morning on Wheatland Road to help bring a domestic-related incident to an end.

Wheatland resident arrested following domestic-related incident

WHEATLAND - A 50-year-old man was taken into custody Friday morning in connection with a domestic-related incident in the rural community of Wheatland. Ricky Shawn Nelson was charged with one count each ...

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Workers restore the original appearance of Cook School, which will serve as the McMinnville School District office. Visitors will enter from the Fifth Street side, though, rather than from Lafayette Avenue.

Renovation restores historic look

Once the construction equipment is cleared away, the front of McMinnville’s historic Cook Elementary Building will look almost the same as it did on Oct. 21, 1929, the day the building welcomed its ...

Grotto outing draws fire

The McMinnville Senior Center is under fire for taking a group of seniors to the Grotto in Portland in December for a Christmas concert. Andrew L. Seidel, staff attorney for the Freedom From Religion ...

County extends demolition deadline

Multiple rounds of snow cause delay for public works shop

City may change way organizations funded

The McMinnville City Council may change the way the city funds community organizations. The issue is slated for discussion at 7 p.m. Tuesday. In the past, organization officials presented funding requests ...

Library to give away free books

The Friends of the McMinnville Public Library will have around 1,500 high school library books to give away from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 8, in the library’s Carnegie Room. Duane Bond, ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Banners denoting the closure and clearance sale are on display at the McMinnville RadioShack store.

J.C. Penney and Sears survive, but RadioShack succumbs

JCPenney and Sears will hang onto their McMinnville stores, but RadioShack is out and Staples remains in jeopardy as corporate offices weigh options. That’s the local scorecard in what’s been ...

Dayton a draw for new superintendent

ALBANY — If not for Dayton’s special lure for him, Jason Hay might not be leaving his job with the Greater Albany School District. Becoming superintendent in Dayton will bring him closer to ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##Jason Hay during a visit to Dayton last week.

Dayton picks new superintendent

DAYTON — Jason Hay of Albany will become superintendent of schools in Dayton, replacing Janelle Beers, who is retiring in June after 13 years on the job. School board Chair Reba Stoller said the ...

Suit filed over jail treatment

A McMinnville woman is suing the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office, alleging jail staff used excessive force and engaged in negligent behavior when she was lodged in March 2015, following her arrest ...

Third shooting defendant sentenced

Jose Andalon, the third of four co-defendants, has been sentenced in connection with a gang-related McMinnville shooting that unfolded at Northeast 27th and Baker streets in August 2016. Circuit Judge ...

Battle of Books teams advance to state

The Yamhill-Carlton Intermediate School Battle of the Books team placed first at the regional BOB battle, qualifying for the state tournament. The Patton Middle School team was second in the finals of ...

Along the Street: Local businesses make top 100 list

Four Yamhill County businesses, including three based in McMinnville, received listings on the 2017 version of Oregon Business Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon.” The ...

Trial scheduled in dog shooting

A McMinnville woman accused in the fatal shooting of two neighboring dogs has pleaded not guilty to two felony counts of first-degree aggravated animal abuse and two misdemeanor counts of first-degree ...

Sheriff's office offers Citizens' Academy

The Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office is registering individuals for the 2017 Citizens’ Academy. It serves as an opportunity to meet department employees and gain a better understanding of the ...

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