Lectures to honor ecologist

Two lectures and an exhibit will honor the legacy of the late Professor Jane Claire Dirks Edmunds, the first female Ph.D. on the Linfield College faculty. Susan Prichard, research scientist with the U.S. ...

Two hurt in Highway 18 crash

Two people were injured in a two-vehicle crash last Thursday at the intersection of Highway 18 and the Lafayette Highway. The Oregon State Police gave this account: About 7:30 a.m., Scott Masato ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Second graders at Grandhaven Elementary School use old editions of the News-Register in a papier rmache puppet workshop held by William Walther on Thursday, April 28.

Students work with puppet master

An army of ants and waddle of penguins are springing to life in the form of papier mache puppets at Grandhaven Elementary School, along with an array of aliens, monsters, wolves, pigs and countless numbers ...

Calhoun

Chase winds all around county

Amy Lee Calhoun told investigators she had smoked marijuana laced with PCP prior to leading McMinnville police and Yamhill County sheriff’s deputies on a pursuit winding through three cities and ...

Columbine music video spurred shooting plan

Jacob Hill and four friends, two girls and two boys, met at Friend’s Community Cemetery on South Everest Road in Newberg last Feb. 29. And they ended up plotting, or at least helping Hill plot, a ...

Hill guilty on all three counts

Yamhill County Circuit Judge John Collins found 17-year-old Jacob Hill culpable of all three charges Friday, the equivalent of guilty in an adult venue, at the conclusion of a four-day bench trial held ...

Linfield student still missing

A Linfield College student who was last seen April 17 in Depoe Bay remains missing, according to McMinnville police. Two weeks after he was seen driving a silver 1995 Toyota Tercel, license XSP426, ...

School budget would fund new positions

McMinnville schools would continue most programs next year, in addition to adding several staff members to meet growing student needs, under a proposed budget outlined by Superintendent Maryalice Russell. She ...

Sanctuary gets grant to care for horses

When an ailing, abused horse recently reached an animal sanctuary in Sheridan, veterinarians said it had no more than two days to live — at best. Joy and David Laudahl, owners of Harmony New Beginnings ...

Rick Olson

Olson challenges Springer for commissioner

McMinnville Mayor Rick Olson has lived in the city since the age of 5, when his parents moved from Portland. A Navy veteran, he has served as a volunteer firefighter, planning commissioner, budget committee ...

Allen Springer

Springer seeks to retain seat on board

Yamhill County Commissioner Allen Springer, a longtime developer and former McMinnville city councilor, said he never planned to run for a seat on the non-partisan board. “I did get recruited by ...

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After explaining the importance of saving up your month, Kera Ivey of First Federal shows fourth-graders piggy banks designed to encourage youngsters to save.

First Federal reps teach value of saving

Are you a spender or a saver? And what will either mean to your future? First Federal representatives asked students those questions during a Tuesday visit to Columbus Elementary School. The savings ...

Starla Pointer / News-Register##Tatum Steele, 5, chats with her grandmother, Janet Steele of Newberg, at the Grandparents’ Day event Friday at McMinnville Christian Academy.

Grandchildren say thanks for cookies and hugs

Grandparents give children rides home from school, dole out sage advice, bake cookies for them, attend their school programs and, most of all, provide plenty of hugs and love, students at McMinnville Christian ...

Linfield student still missing

A Linfield College student who was last seen April 17 in Depoe Bay remains missing, according to McMinnville police. Two weeks after he was seen driving a silver 1995 Toyota Tercel, license XSP426, ...

Suit filed in farmworker's death

The estate of a McMinnville farmworker killed last fall in a filbert harvesting accident has filed a $7 million wrongful death lawsuit in Multnomah County Circuit Court. The suit, filed by the McMinnville ...

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