Submitted photo##The Rosu family lost everything after two fires burned their house.

Family burned out twice in 48 hours

Losing everything they owned to a pair of fires that broke out within 48 hours of each other was devastating enough. Learning the second fire may have been deliberately set left members of a McMinnville ...

Artist of the hour

Downtown gallery features clockmaker’s creations

Cooperative Ministries loses both pastors

The McMinnville church known for its aggressive and controversial efforts to help the homeless people now finds itself pastorless. McMinnville Cooperative Ministries, a joint venture of the Methodist ...

Kickball tournament benefits Mac library

A kickball tournament to benefit the McMinnville Public Library runs from 1:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8. This is the second year the Kick it for the Library Kickball Tournament will be held at Joe ...

Holladay to lead Linfield women’s golf

McMinnville High School graduate Jordan Holladay, a four-year letterman for the Grizzlies’ boys golf team, is taking over the women’s golf program at Linfield, the school announced Friday. Holladay, ...

Last two Brown Bags are evening concerts

The final two concerts in this year’s popular summer Brown Bag series will be held in the early evening rather than noon. The free concerts will run 5:30 to 7 p.m. the Thursdays of July 30 and Aug. ...

Council to consider ban on guns

The McMinnville City Council will consider an ordinance Tuesday banning openly carrying loaded weapons in public places.  The city had previously sought to ban guns from its parks altogether. But ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Baskets of petunias create a tapestry of color in Colleen Carl’s award-winning yard.

Yard of the Month: Good Medicine

Colleen Carl has been growing vegetables for many years. But it wasn’t until three years ago, when she and her husband, Timothy, moved to 1761 N.W. Third Court in McMinnville, that she began growing ...

Joey McKenzie and his  band, the Western Flyers,  will play Thursday.

Joey McKenzie to play evening Brown Bag concert

McMinnville native and nationally known fiddler Joey McKenzie will perform Thursday, July 30, at a special evening edition of the Brown Bag Concert series. McKenzie grew up in McMinnville and graduated ...

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Alexa Toth (center), a 2013 McMinnville High School graduate, inks a scholarship agreement to play volleyball at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell on a sand volleyball court at the home of her parents, Paul Ridgway (left) and Darci Toth-Ridgway (right).

Bound for New England

McMinnville graduate Toth to play NCAA Division I volleyball

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Members of the Valley Panthers Rugby Club’s seventh- and eighth- grade boys side practice passing drills at Joe Dancer Park in McMinnville on Wednesday, July 22.

The original seven-on-seven

Valley Panthers Rugby Club grows the game during summer session practices

Yamhill County Commissioner Mary Starrett

Starrett objects to governor's 'anti-gun jihad'

Yamhill County Commissioner Mary Starrett loosed a blast at Gov. Kate Brown, accusing her of using a flag-lowering order to “promote her anti-gun jihad.” Brown issued a press release ordered ...

Foreclosure sought on Smith farmland

A Canby firm that holds a trust deed on several farm tracts owned by the late Del Smith is seeking their foreclosure and sale at auction, saying the Smith estate is badly in arrears on its payments on ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Alexander Ponce and other children look through rows of books while checking out the McMinnville Public Library Bookmobile. The library visits the Villa del Sol apartments each Tuesday.

Library comes to the kids

Children pour out of their homes when librarians and Soroptimists arrive at the Villa del Sol apartments each Tuesday afternoon. They’re eager to make craft projects, play games, eat snacks and, ...

Along the Street: State approves West Valley enterprise zone

A 1,856-acre West Valley Enterprise Zone, aimed at spurring job growth, has been approved by Business Oregon, the state agency charged with promoting business and economic development. Along The Street David ...

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