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THE YAMHILL COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY is seeking an independent contractor to act as Events & Rentals Coordinator. Responsibilities include: marketing, scheduling, contracting and supervision of events/rentals, plus some website management and fund raising. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, well organized, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Send resume to charleshillestad@cs.com or mail to: Charles Hillestad, Yamhill County Historical Society President, PO Box 9, McMinnville, Or 97128.

Photos With Santa!

Saturday, DEC. 10

Come have your picture taken with Santa on Saturday, December 10 from 12 noon to 3pm at The Reel Hollywood Video, located at 105 NW 9th St. in McMinnville. Photos are $6 each and benefit St. Barnabus soup kitchen!

For more information, please call (503) 472-0553.

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Soroptimist International Wine Country Holiday Home Tour

Sunday, DEC. 11

Soroptimist International of McMinnville is holding its 28th annual Wine Country Holiday Home Tour from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, featuring four McMinnville homes and The Vintages trailer resort in Dayton. In conjunction with the tour, a party will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. at Michelbook Country Club, 1301 N.W. Michelbook Lane, McMinnville. The party will feature a silent auction, live music, treats and a no-host bar.

Tickets are $25 for the tour and party, or $5 for the party only. They are available at Grocery Outlet, Oregon Stationers and Kathleen’s Hallmark. Proceeds benefit the Soroptimists’ efforts to improve the lives of women and girls. For more information, visit www.simcminnville.org.

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Top Stories

 
Accused sex abuser reneges on deal

Judge Ronald Stone agreed Tuesday to allow accused child sex abuser Abraham Reed to rescind a plea agreement and take his case to a Yamhill County Circuit Court jury. Stone also cautioned the ...

Federal judge dismisses police officer's lawsuit

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by a McMinnville police officer who sought $3 million in damages, claiming his constitutional rights were violated by city and county officials when ...

Along the Street: Pancakes inspire new restaurant

When Julius Northington was a boy, his grandparents took him to an Elmer’s Pancake House. He opted for the German pancake, which is thicker and fluffier than its American cousin, and he’s been ...

 
N-R launches new children' section

Today, the News-Register unveils a new weekly section, Kid Scoop News, which can be found on the back page of our Connections section.  Kid Scoop News is a nationally syndicated tabloid published ...

 
Cornerstone Coffee announces closure

Cornerstone Coffee Roasters, a fixture of downtown McMinnville's coffee scene, announced late Thursday that it would close Friday due to financial problems. The announcement, made by the owners on the ...

Commissioners OK excavation company to use Fox Ridge

Despite the pleas of neighbors citing concerns about safety, noise and road damage, the Yamhill County commissioners voted unanimously Thursday to authorize an excavation company to continue parking ...

Agency shutters its foster-care operations

Chehalem Youth strikes deal with state in abuse probe

 
Delphian displays moon rocks

SHERIDAN — The Delphian School is displaying moon rocks on loan from NASA through Monday, Dec. 12. The school worked with the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum to create an interactive ...

 
Lasting impressions

John Stromme is in the middle of what future art historians might call his impressionist period. The artist’s streetscapes of McMinnville and the surrounding countryside start with photographs, ...

Amity nearing city administrator selection

AMITY — Five finalists for Amity City Administrator are scheduled to meet with community members Tuesday and undergo interviews with the city council Wednesday. Mayor Michael Cape and Councilor ...

Carrier Corp. deal differs from common incentives in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS — The $7 million incentive package Carrier Corp. will receive in a deal with President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence is a departure from how tax credits are commonly used in Indiana.

 

Next test for pipeline protesters: the North Dakota winter

CANNON BALL, N.D. — So far, the hundreds of protesters fighting the Dakota Access pipeline have shrugged off the heavy snow, icy winds and frigid temperatures that have swirled around their large encampment on the North Dakota grasslands.

 

Dental van slated

Medical Teams International is scheduled to bring its free dental services van to McMinnville First Baptist Church, 125 S.E. Cowls St., on Tuesday. Prospective patients will undergo screening ...

Car club donates funds

The North Valley Cruzzers car club has donated money from its 2016 car show to four local charities. It has awarded $500 each to Juliette’s House, the American Legion Toy Drive, the Dayton ...

Scouts to collect food

McMinnville Cub and Boy Scouts will collect non-perishable food for local food banks Saturday. Scouts will go door-to-door, starting about 9 a.m., as part of an annual Scouting for Food tradition. ...

Yamhill tree lighting set

YAMHILL — Yamhill will host its eighth-annual holiday tree lighting at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, outside city hall. Refreshments will be served in council chambers afterward. Mayor Paula Terp ...

Linfield Christmas concert Wednesday

Linfield College’s annual Christmas program, “Seasonal Celebration of Music and Light,” is slated for 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium, located in Melrose Hall. Admission ...

Sheriff admits his office failed jail suicide victim

Yamhill County Sheriff Tim Svenson responded to a Washington County Sheriff’s office review of an Oct. 12 jail suicide by admitting human error on his office’s part played a role in the tragedy. “For ...

Merchants hold their own on big weekend

Last year, McMinnville merchants had to contend with frigid temperatures during the major shopping days that follow Thanksgiving. This year, it was Saturday’s Civil War football game. In ...

 
Brain surgery cancels author's appearances

Award-winning Portland author Brian Doyle has canceled a series of appearances in McMinnville sponsored by First Baptist Church in the wake of last week’s announcement he has been diagnosed ...

Latest Sports

 
Wildcats lasso Cowboys, earn first round win, 24-10

ABILENE -- Linfield College's Wildcat football team went deep in the heart of Texas, used a dominating defensive effort and just enough offense to take a first round NCAA Division III playoff game from ...

Wildcats become road warriors for playoffs

Linfield's Wildcat football team, snubbed by the NCAA, will be on the road for as long as they continue winning, playing a first round game at Hardin Simmons Univeristy in Abilene, Texas Saturday. ...

 
The ecstasy and agony: Grizzlies fall to Lakers in shootout

McMinnville's Grizzly boys' soccer team gamely battled the Lakeridge Pacers, before falling in a shootout, 3-2 (4-1 in penalty shots). The two teams battled to a 2-2 tie in regulation time. The score ...

 
Grizzlies bounce McKay, 1-0, with a goal with eight seconds left in game

Great teams find a way to win, even when the odds seem against them. McMinnville did just that Wednesday night at Wortman Stadium in its second round game against the McKay Scots. Nick Denley, the diminutive ...

Grizzlies awaken from first half slumber, earn 6-0 win

McMinnville's number one rated boys’ soccer team arose from a brief slumber Saturday night at Wortman Stadium to take a 6-0 victory over the Oregon City Pioneers in the first round of the state tournament. ...

 
Linfield manhandles George Fox, 50-14; Smith wins 100th!

In a game in which Linfield College could have scored 100 points if it really wanted, the Wildcats trampled  George Fox University by a 50-14 margin, a score that was not as close as the difference ...

 
Grizzly seniors celebrate senior night with 42-8 thumping of West Albany

It was senior night at Wortman Stadium Friday night and the seniors made the most of what is perhaps their last game on their home turf as they led the Grizzlies to a 42-8 throttling of West Albany assuring ...

 
Central Catholic batters Grizzlies in first round of state tourney, 3-0

 

 

 
Destiny calls: Grizzlies torch Forest Grove, 42-0; knocking on door of state playoffs

Destiny came to the McMinnville High School Grizzlies (5-3, 4-3 GVC) Friday night at Wortman Stadium, wrapped in the form of hard-nosed tackling and an opportunistic Colton Ramos on the first play ...

Grizzly volleyball team punches ticket to state tourney with play-in win over Benson

McMinnville High School’s volleyball team earned a trip to the state tournament with a straight set victory over Benson Tech in its play-in game Saturday at the Grizzly gym. The win over Benson ...

 
Grizzlies torch Forest Grove, 42-0, move one step closer to play-off berth

Destiny is in the hands of the McMinnville Grizzly football team (5-3, 4-3 GVC) after they dispatched Forest Grove (0-8, 0-7 GVC), 42-0 at Wortman Stadium Friday night. The Grizzlies only need to defeat ...

 
Tigers pounce on Cubs! Y-C's girls' soccer wins 8-1 in league play

YAMHILL – An offensive onslaught tonight by the Yamhill-Carlton Tigers’ girls’ soccer team resulted in an 8-1 conquest of the Newport Cubs. Despite a heavily-weathered and muddy field, ...

 
Linfield reigns over Willamette, 40-0

In less than four minutes, the Wildcat game with Willamette University was over. Linfield quarterback Sam Riddle tossed an eight yard pass to wide receiver Johnny Carroll, and the Wildcats went to a 40-0 ...

 
Pirates dominate Bulldogs for a 48-16 win; remain undefeated at 7-0

DAYTON – Overcoming a relatively slow start, the Dayton Pirates cruised to a 48-16 conquest of the Willamina Bulldogs tonight. The Class 3A West Valley League victory ensures the undefeated Pirates ...

 
Grizzlies fall to West Salem, 16-8

SALEM -- In a David versus Goliath battle, Goliath in the form of West Salem High School won this battle of football against David in the form of McMinnville. But it was a battle in which David never gave ...

 
Linfield awakens in second half, smites Pacific, 48-10

FOREST GROVE -- Linfield awoke from a first half slumber with a four-touchdown outburst in the second half to defeat Pacific University by a 48-10 score. The game was a 20-10 affair at the half as the ...

 
Grizzlies drop homecoming heartbreaker, 30-27

It was a punch to the gut and that is about all you can say about the 30-27 loss McMinnville suffered against its homecoming opponent, McNary, Friday night at Wortman Stadium. After two exceptional defensive ...

Linfield rolls Pioneers, 59-7

Behind the strong arm and quick mind of Linfield quarterback Sam Riddle, the No. 7-rated Linfield Wildcats swept away winless Lewis & Clark, 59-7. With Riddle directing the 'Cat offense, Linfield ...

 
Grizzlies find mojo, pound South Salem, 24-12

SALEM -- McMinnville used the legs of Cedric Agcaoili-Ostrom, a supreme defensive effort, and outstanding play by the offensive line to conquer the South Salem Saxons, 24-12 and improve its record to 4-1. In ...

 
Grizzlies gouge Olys, 6-2

McMinnville’s boys’ soccer team used its talent to outplay visiting Sprague Tuesday at Wortman Stadium, earning a 6-2 league win. However, Head Coach Jory Shene was anything but pleased ...

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