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Twin sisters River and Raen Frisbee pick up their lunch Tuesday from Grace Driver of the Sue Buel Elementary kitchen staff. The girls said they like eating lunch at their school, then playing on the playground.

Kids are happy customers at summer meal sites

The food is good, and so are the amenities, youngsters say of summer meal sites such as the one at Sue Buel Elementary School. The McMinnville school is one of several places in the county offering lunches ...

Former county assessor dies

Former Yamhill County assessor Linda Stephenson of McMinnville died Saturday. She was 70. Services are pending under the direction of Macy & Son Funeral Directors. Stephenson was elected assessor ...

Email posted on Facebook draws backlash for city

McMinnville Community Development Director Mike Bisset said a city-sanctioned site for people to live in their cars at the corner of Northeast Riverside Drive and Lafayette Avenue was far from a done deal. A ...

Developer eyes residential, industrial project

A Chicago-based developer hopes to build approximately 100 units of housing for middle-income renters near McMinnville’s industrial zone. Nancy Kapp, CEO and president of Hunter Renaissance Development ...

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##Carlos Ochoa and Brandon Martino of McMinnville Public Works remove the final remnants of campsites along Northeast Dustin Court Friday afternoon.  The whole team did great in a joint operation with the McMinnville PD,  said Public Works Superintendent David Renshaw. He added that crews had both Dustin Court and Marsh Lane cleared and restored to their original condition by 4 p.m. Friday.

Streets clear as camping ban enforced

Approximately 16 people have been arrested since Thursday when police began enforcing the law passed by the city council May 28 that prohibits camping on all city property during the day, as well as on ...

Floating zone sinks with crowd at public hearing

Idea to allow affordable housing in industrial areas meets opposition

Dustin Allen Brown

Murder charges filed in shooting death of McMinnville man

Victim Richard Barney of McMinnville died at scene

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Gyrocopter pilot Norman Surplus circles the Evergreen campus before
anding on the access road. Surplus flew away from the museum four years,
25 days earlier on a flight to home to Northern Ireland.

Roto-gyro pilot completes world circuit by landing in Mac

Returns to Evergreen museum to celebrate 32-country journey

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##Ben, left, and Sam  Keikkala are starting basic training for the Army. Sam, who graduated fron McMinnville High School this June, and Ben, a 2017 Mac High grad, completed two years at Chemeketa Community College. The brothers, who enlisted because of a desire to serve others, will go through basic, medical corps training, and parachute jump school together.

Brothers in arms

While their family is home in McMinnville watching fireworks, Ben and Sam Keikkala will celebrate the Fourth of July by shaving their heads and faces, submitting to shots and filling out paperwork. It ...

Dustin Brown

Man fatally shot in NE McMinnville; suspect apprehended, charged with murder

A McMinnville man, on probation out of Lane County and an admitted drug user, according to court records, was arrested about 2 a.m. Saturday in connection with Friday afternoon's shooting death of a 28-year-old ...

Transient will receive recommended treatment

Defense attorney Mark Pihl of McMinnville said the goal in sentencing Russell Conklin on multiple convictions was to rehabilitate the local transient as opposed to punishing him. The 48-year-old Conklin, ...

Housing Authority decides to let new director go

The Housing Authority of Yamhill County board of directors has decided not to renew the contract of its new executive director, Massey Casper, hired a year ago to replace former director Elise Hui. Hui, ...

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McMinnville public works crew removed of the last of the tents pitched on Northeast Fourth Street by 9:30 a.m. yesterday as police began enforcing a series of new laws regulating people living on public property. The laws were passed by the city council May 28. Police spent the following four weeks educating people about the new rules.

People scramble as new camping bans take effect

Reshia Proffitt had no idea where she was going to sleep Thursday night. “I don’t know where I’m going to go,” she said. “I don’t have any outside homeless experience. ...

Utah judge denies creditors' motion to buy museum property

Three creditors of the Falls at McMinnville have no standing to force the bankruptcy trustee to sell them the property, also occupied by part of the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum, Judge Kimball Mosier ...

Controversial subdivision set for another public hearing

Developers of a proposed subdivision near Baker Creek in Northwest McMinnville might be willing to build 10 lots on Northwest Pinehurst Drive — double the number originally proposed — to quell ...

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