Health officials fear norovirus outbreak at Sheridan High School; precautions being taken

Testing of staff and students underway at school

Dayton council to consider hiring city manager

DAYTON -- City council members will meet in executive session Monday night to consider filling the city manager position. The council is not scheduled to return to open session, so it cannot take action ...

Council mulls neighborhood meetings, SDCs

The McMinnville City Council may take action on two proposals at a meeting set for 7 p.m. Tuesday — one requiring neighborhood meetings as a condition of new vacation rental approvals and another ...

Mac School Board to meet

The McMinnville School Board will discuss district policy issues when it meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11. The public meeting will be held at the district office, at Fifth Street and Lafayette Avenue. The ...

Recology also bids on Cowlitz landfill

Recology, the company holding the local hauler franchise, is among eight companies bidding for the right to operate the Southwestern Washington landfill where McMinnville plans to begin sending its garbage. Recology ...

Millegan and Peterson seek dismissal of Falls Event Center lawsuit

Local businessmen J.W. Millegan and Paul Peterson announced this week they are seeking dismissal, on SLAPP grounds, of a lawsuit filed against them by the Falls Event Center. SLAPP stands for “strategic ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Tags tied to the giving tree at Hopscotch Toys in McMinnville denote basic needs being requested instead of toys or bears -- which also are accepted.

'All I want for Christmas is a stable home'

For a child, there is nothing more joyous than receiving a new toy Christmas morning, unless it’s knowing his mother is getting the professional counseling she needs so she doesn’t take her ...

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Two finalists visit Linfield campus

The two finalists for the Linfield College presidency, due to open in June with the retirement of Thomas Hellie after 12 years at the position, visited campus this week. Miles K. Davis of Virginia met ...

Illicit online relationship lands perpetrator in prison

Detective Sam Elliott of the McMinnville police built his case against Brian Stanfield by serving a search warrant for the contents of a Facebook account belonging to one of the victims. Stanfield, a ...

Retired deputy honored by state sheriff's group

BEND — Retired Yamhill County sheriff's deputy Mark Adams was honored Wednesday by the Oregon State Sheriff's Association as its Volunteer of the Year. Its annual state conference was held at the ...

Baby's death attributed to 'abusive head trauma'

UPDATE: Friday, Dec. 8, 3 p.m.: McMinnville Police have identified the primary caregivers of the 7-week-old girl who died Nov. 24 from head trauma as Clely Flores-Ramirez and David Arias. Both reside ...

Robotics teams qualify for state

Dayton Junior High School claimed top honors in a state robotics qualifying tournament held Dec. 2 at George Fox University in Newberg. The school’s Lady Pirates team placed first overall, and its ...

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Kendra Votava of Court Appointed Special Advocates sorts through donated coats Wednesday, Dec. 6, at the Sears store in McMinnville.

Campaign nets 300-plus coats

More than 300 youngsters will be warmer this winter, thanks to the annual Coats for Kids clothing drive. Based on an idea from Parker Smith of Smith and Company Painting, the annual drive is supported ...

Student chefs sell Christmas cookies

Students in McMinnville High School’s catering program are selling cookies and candy to raise money to pay for uniforms, ingredients, equipment and travel. Members of the public can order boxes ...

Apartment fire was set

In all likelihood, the resident who died Sunday in a fire at the Park Place Apartments, 59-year-old Linda Marie Nash, ignited the blaze, according to McMinnville Assistant Fire Chief/Fire Marshal Debbie ...

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