Starla Pointer/News-Register##Mariana Castillo focuses on diagramming the earth’s geological features during STEM camp, held in the EASA classrooms at the Evergreen Space Museum.

Students boning up on science and math

While many students are on vacation, others are learning about science, technology, engineering and math in summer camps offered by the McMinnville School District. Middle schoolers studied robotics, ...

NR's Bagwell honored for editorial

The International Society of Weekly Newspaper Editors has named Steve Bagwell, managing editor at the News-Register, runnerup for  its highest honor for editorial writing — the Golden Quill ...

Coop honored to controversial homeless ministry

Leaders of McMinnville Cooperative Ministries won two awards at the annual Oregon-Idaho Conference of the United Methodist Church for their efforts to provide shelter for homeless people. In each district, ...

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Jesse Ehrhart takes a throw from the plate as a Wildcats runner slides into second in Wednesday s doubleheader at Westview High School in Portland.

Robinson Construction hammers Hyder Family Dental

Defense remains work in progress for young Grizzlies

Submitted photo##The experiment students are sending into space.

Rocket lost after lifting off with Mac High experiment

[Updated 6/27/15 10 a.m.] The SpaceX Rocket carrying McMinnville High School's corrosion experiment launched on time this morning, but broke up 2 minutes, 19 seconds into its flight. The rocket and ...

Fireworks donations sought

Organizers of McMinnville’s Fourth of July fireworks show say they need additional donations to ensure success. The McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum and ...

Starla Pointer/News-Register##Judy Wilson-Ester and her husband, Michael, enjoy a walk down Third Street in McMinnville. A native of the Tennessee city of the same name, Wilson-Ester had always wanted to visit here.

Visiting McMinnville a lifelong dream

Judy Wilson-Ester has always dreamed of visiting McMinnville, Oregon. On Wednesday, the native of McMinnville, Tennessee, fulfilled that wish — and checked another state off her list, as well. She ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register file photo##Larry Wood, director of the Evergreen museums, with his favorite plane — the Douglas A-4E Skyhawk. The Marine colonel flew 295 missions in Vietnam, most of them in the light, speedy A-4.

Wood stepping down as museum director

Longtime Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum Director Larry Wood is hoping the third time will prove the charm when he retires at the end of this month. “I’ve done this twice before, though, ...

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McMinnville man arrested following vehicle tasing

A McMinnville man who allegedly caused a disturbance Monday afternoon at a downtown convenience store was tased in order to be removed from a vehicle prior to being taken into custody. McMinnville police ...

Mac council repeals pot ban ordinance

When marijuana becomes legal to possess in Oregon beginning July 1, McMinnville has updated its ordinances Tuesday to reflect the change in law. It will no longer be illegal under city ordinance ...

Former McMinnville High principal dies

Ken Myers, the principal of McMinnville High School from 1958 to 1968, died June 22, a day before his 90th birthday, at Hillside Retirement Community in McMinnville. He was born in North Powder ...

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2015 Baseball Athlete of the Year

Brosius delivers during Mac’s dream season

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ABOVE: Brad Hessel of Hyder Family Dental (in black) dodges a tag attempt from Lincoln first baseman Jon Fortner on Sunday.
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RIGHT: Jesse Erhart of Hyder Family Dental takes a throw from third on an attempted double play during Sunday’s OIBA doubleheader against Lincoln.

Cardinals sweep Hyder Family Dental

Fun is at the core of Hyder Family Dental head coach Jordan Harlow’s summer plans. “Having fun and getting better, that’s our motto for the summer,” he said of his Oregon ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##McMinnville firefighters familiarize themselves with the turntable controls of the department’s new Pierce ladder truck during a training exercise Wednesday in McMinnville. The new truck vastly exceeds the capabilities of the 35-year-old Seagraves ladder truck it replaces.

Mac fire replaces its ladder truck

The McMinnville Fire Department has taken delivery of a brand new 100-foot aerial platform truck. The department purchased it from Pierce Manufacturing, based in Appleton, Wisconsin, for $861,000. The ...

Linfield grants faculty awards

Linfield College honored five faculty members for scholarly achievement, teaching excellence, international scholarship, creative achievement and contribution to the life of the college. Honored were: ...

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