Judas Rocha

Second home invasion suspect taken into custody

McMinnville police made a second arrest early Thursday morning in connection with an Oct. 3 home invasion robbery. Judas Rocha, 19, of Newberg, was previously indicted by a Yamhill County Grand Jury on ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##The aftermath of Tuesday s three-vehicle crash.

Transit bus involved in three-vehicle crash

No serious injuries were reported Tuesday afternoon as the result of a three-vehicle crash on North Highway 99W in front of the Big 5 Sporting Goods store. McMinnville police gave this account: About ...

Grape stomping event still has openings

There’s still time to sign up for the Guinness Book of World Records grape stomping event that will be held Saturday, Oct. 20, in McMinnville. McMinnville High School Grad Night organizers are hosting ...

Linfield choirs to perform

Linfield College student choirs will perform music from hit Broadway musicals and well-known composers Sunday, Oct. 21. The "Resistance, Revolution and Renewal” concert will start at 4 p.m. in the ...

Holbrook files tort claim notice against county

A former California lawyer now living in Newberg has filed a tort claim notice against the county, informing it that he’s considering suing over a sex abuse conviction. Bradley Christopher Holbrook ...

Submitted photo##Tai James, volunteer coordinator for A Family Place in McMinnville, holds the six-week-old son of Sarah Harris. The baby needed extensive medical help when he was born as his mother faced the challenges of lost income and an allegedly abusive former partner. James said Harris and her son reflect the importance of A Family Place s annual diaper drive.

The baby behind the diaper

Mother’s story illustrates benefits of annual diaper drive

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Astronaut Dick Richards smiles from inside a space vehicle on the big screen as, in person, the NASA retiree speaks to students. Richards visited the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum Friday.

Students, docents meet astronaut

Retired astronaut Dick Richards of Houston, Texas, started visiting the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum after buying a second house in Oregon about six years ago. On one visit, he noticed a blue ...

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Angel Aguiar gives a acceptance speech for winning Champion of the Year.

MEDP honors industry leaders

The McMinnville Economic Development Partnership on Friday honored several local companies and business leaders for their contributions to the city’s economy. The annual awards ceremony, with the ...

Patton to host assembly for veterans

Patton Middle School students are inviting military members and veterans to attend a special assembly Tuesday, Nov. 13. The Veterans Day celebration will start at 8:30 a.m. in the school, located at 19th ...

Task force to discuss new construction tax

Members of McMinnville’s Affordable Housing Task Force will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, to discuss the proposition of a new tax to encourage affordable housing. The 2016 Oregon Legislature ...

Care centers to be fined for frivolous 911 calls

Council also approves special business licenses

Student goes to classes for his future

If school is in session, Eli Wiles will be there. The McMinnville High School senior said he makes a habit of good attendance. He enjoys seeing his friends and taking part in activities at school, many ...

Veterans / First Responders parade planned Nov. 10

Organizers of the second-annual Veterans and First Responders Parade are seeking participants. The parade will be held Saturday, Nov. 10, the day before Veterans Day. Staging will start at 9 a.m. at the ...

Enrollment steady in Mac schools

By STARLA POINTER<br/>Of the News-Register McMinnville schools have just about the same number of students as district officials expected, according to the Oct. 1 enrollment estimate. When the ...

Attendance matters

District launching community effort to keep kids in school

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