Bankruptcy settlement threatened by dispute

A proposed settlement in federal Evergreen Vintage Aircraft bankruptcy proceedings is being held up by one of the creditors, and the dispute could derail the deal. Neither side was willing to yield, despite ...

Starla Pointer / News-Register##Student Ryan Terry attaches the flowered rocket to the pump, which will raise the water pressure inside the soda bottle from which the rocket is made. This will cause it to fly high into the air.

Rocket launch caps STEM project

Hypothesis: The J Dog rocket will fly higher and for a longer time if it weighs less. “We launched it yesterday, then we improved it,” McMinnville High School sophomore Ryan Terry explained ...

Submitted photo###Volunteers from Zero Waste staffed 10 different stations throughout downtown McMinnville during the UFO Festival this past weekend. They collected 700 pounds of compostable material.

Along the Street: Volunteers clean up alien trash

Activists from Zero Waste were joined by volunteers from McMinnville High School and Linfield College in swooping behind aliens last weekend to steer as much of their trash as possible into recycling and ...

Starla Pointer / News-Register##Kindergartner
Adalyn Sousa drives the big lawn mower usually
used by city worker Christina Reed during the “Touch a Truck” event at Grandhaven Elementary School.

Children learn about public works

Kindergartners learned about water, electricity, sewers and parks, and the men and women who help make them available, during a “Touch a Truck” event staged Tuesday at Grandhaven Elementary ...

McMinnville streets to be paved this summer

A number of McMinnville streets will be waving goodbye to potholes this summer.  The city has released a list of streets due for a new coat of pavement during the coming construction season, the ...

Meeting set for online school

The Oregon Connections Academy, a free online school open to students throughout the state, will hold an informational meeting Tuesday in McMinnville. The free session will start at 6:30 p.m. at the McMinnville ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Hal Sheldon spends time with his three mules Gus, Otis and Lizzy. They like him, he said. “They know you’re the guy who’s been feeding them, so they buddy right up.”

Hoofing it

It’s not that Gus, Otis and Lizzy don’t enjoy trail riding. They love being out on the trail, as long as they don’t encounter a mean dog or some other threat. And when they’ve ...

Mac school board incumbents sweep to re-election ... Link to election results

Click here for link to full Yamhill County election results. Editor's Note: This article, originally posted on May 19, was updated on May 22 with additional information. Three incumbents easily ...

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McMinnville junior Whitney Rich reacts after winning the girls’ 1,500 meters at the Class 6A Greater Valley Conference track and field championships Friday afternoon at Sprague High School.

A day for the record books

Personal records abound at GVC districts, but Rich and Scanlon steal the show.

McMinnville baseball wins GVC

Scanlon, Heidt combine on no-hitter as McMinnville softball makes play-in

Robert Husseman/News-Register ##
McMinnville tennis players (from left to right) Caitlan Baker, Daniel Post, Shay Bristow and Sam Purdy qualified for the OSAA Class 6A State Tennis Championships, held this coming Thursday through Saturday at Tualatin Hills Tennis Center in Beaverton. Baker and Post play singles, while Bristow and Purdy qualified as a doubles team.

McMinnville tennis teams close strong at districts

Girls finish 2nd in GVC: boys take 4th

Bank foreclosure suit targets Smith estate

The U.S. Bank National Association, acting as custodian and trustee for the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation, has filed for foreclosure against the estate of Del Smith, the Ventures Acquisition ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register file photo##Merchants and other vendors offer all sorts of items during last year’s Friday Nights events. The evenings, which begin a second season this week in and around Blockhouse Park, also include food, music and cruise-ins.

Along the Street: Dayton kicks off Friday Night Series

For the second year in a row, Dayton will kick off a summer menu of family-oriented Friday night fun. Centered on Dayton’s historic town square, the free events are slated to run 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. ...

Tom Henderson/News-Register##Robin Miguel is the new operations manager at the
Soup Kitchen at St. Barnabas where she supervises
volunteers such as Darwin Scott.

Soup Kitchen gets a new manager

Robin Miguel served as the chef for two consecutive presidents at Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company in Columbus, Ohio. Then she decided she would rather serve people in greater need. Miguel started ...

Mac High choirs to sing tonight

The McMinnville High School choirs will be staging a pair of concerts tonight. They are slated for 6:30 and 8 p.m. in the school auditorium. Admission is free. Teacher Robin Pederson will direct both ...

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