Rusty Rae/News-Register##Multiple fire units responded Tuesday afternoon to a blaze at McMinnville s Organic Valley Creamery on North Highway 99W.

Crews respond to Organic Valley Creamery fire; crews remain on site hours later

Multiple units responded Tuesday afternoon to a three-alarm fire at McMinnville's Organic Valley Creamery, 700 North Highway 99W. Firefighters were still working on the property early Wednesday morning.  The ...

COVID-19 in Yamhill County - At a Glance

[Thursday, April 22] Yamhill County reported 20 new cases of COVID-19 today. There have been 4,160 cases to date in the county, and 75 deaths. *** [Wednesday April 21] Yamhill County reported 13 new ...

As Champion Team closes, another nonprofit steps in

By NICOLE MONTESANO AND DORA TOTOIAN Of the News-Register Champion Team, a nonprofit supporting people experiencing homelessness and other challenges, will dissolve at the end of this month and move ...

Fire board extends contract with Chief Hertel

The Sheridan/Southwestern Polk/West Valley tri-district has extended Chief Fred Hertel’s contract through June 30, 2024. The agreement was revised at this month’s Zoom board meeting. Hertel’s ...

Over 100 students exposed to COVID in Willamina

Three Willamina High School students and one other student were diagnosed with COVID-19, Superintendent Carrie Zimbrick told the News-Register Friday. Additionally, the baseball and ...

Commissioners considering ending trail master plan work

Yamhill County Commissioners last week proposed ending a master plan for the Yamhelas Westsider Trail, but delayed a vote so staff can again ask Oregon Department of Transportation if doing so will obligate ...

Bicyclist struck by truck, killed

An adult male McMinnville bicyclist was struck and killed by a commercial truck shortly before 6 a.m. Friday in the area of Northeast Baker and Fifth streets. The victim was identified as Donald “Donnie” ...

News-Register file photo##During the first summer Dine Out(side) in downtown McMinnville, Sheri Lunsford, left, and Susan MacLean enjoy lunch at McMenamins. About 30 restaurants will set up tables on Third Street this summer during the second round of Dine Out(side).

Dine Out(side) will return to Third

Downtown street will close to cars on weekends starting at end of May Diners will be able to enjoy al fresco meals and wine tastings this summer as McMinnville’s Dine Out(side) program returns for ...

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Three seek school board Position 1

Three people, the incumbent and two challengers, are seeking election to Position 1 on the McMinnville School District Board of Directors. Voters will decide among incumbent Yanira Vera, who was appointed ...

County to purchase seats for bus stops

Yamhill County is spending $51,940 to purchase 80 seats for bus stops throughout the county, as part of its ongoing effort to improve transit services. The cost includes shipping. Transit Manager ...

County reports another death, additional cases

Yamhill County reported 46 new cases of COVID-19 from Saturday to Monday, and one death. According to the Oregon Health Authority, a 58-year-old man diagnosed on Feb. 19 died April 7. He had underlying ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register ##  Mary Kathleen Drew and her husband, Bill, moved to rural Yamhill last yard and are using straw bales to improve their garden soil.

Stopping by: The straw solution

Before she could plant broccoli and Brussels sprouts, Walla Walla sweets and summer squash, leeks and lettuce, Mary Kathleen Drew needed to prepare the soil. And before she could prepare the soil, she ...

Blue sends anti-abuse message

Community members are asked to wear blue Wednesday, April 21, to demonstrate support for child abuse prevention. Blue is the color of Child Abuse Prevention Month, which runs though April. Blue pinwheels, ...

McMinnville school board to meet

McMinnville School Board members will discuss after school and summer school programs when they meet in a work session at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 26. The board also will hear reports on capacity and assessments. For ...

County invites vaccine appointments

Yamhill County Public Health is having a vaccine clinic Thursday and there astill may be appointments available. Event Date: Thursday April 22nd Location:  McMinnville High School ...

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