McMinnville unveils city 2015-16 budget

As the economy has begun to improve,both locally and nationally, the city of McMinnville is looking to loosen its belt just a bit. That is reflected in a proposed 2015-16 budget up for comment during a ...

Mac council to talk sewer rates

The McMinnville City Council is slated to discuss sewer rates at its upcoming Tuesday meeting. It also plans to hear a presentation from Elise Hui, executive director of the Yamhill County Housing Authority, ...

Pair win Gates scholarships

Juan Cortes Perez of McMinnville High and Shane Thomas of Willamina High have been awarded full-ride Gates Millennium Scholarships. They are among 28 Oregon winners in this year’s round of scholarships, ...

County OKs $1 million in budget changes

During meetings held Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, the Yamhill County Budget Committee left unchaged the county’s property tax rate for the new fiscal year starting July 1 unchanged at $2.57 per ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Cub Scout Pack 7284 member Jordan Phillips fills
an order for Analiese Jones during Lemonade Day
on Saturday. The Scouts set up shop in the First Federal parking lot, where they peddled fizzy Pop Rocks-spiked lemonade.

Lemonade Day helps kids make money and make a difference

Erin Taylor was amazed by the size of the cookies offered at the lemonade stand outside Serendipity Ice Cream, on the south side of Third and Evans streets in McMinnville. “They’re bigger than ...

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Crowds of people flood into London’s Piccadilly Circus on May 8, 1945, to celebrate
the end of World War II in Europe.

Locals remember VE Day

When the news came on May 8, 1945, George Hudson’s Air Corps softball team was playing for the Italian championship. Suddenly, the airmen-turned-ballplayers heard the official announcement — ...

Muleskinners Trail Ride planned May 23-24

YAMHILL — Area mule enthusiasts will host their 31st annual Memorial Weekend Muleskinners Trail Ride on Saturday and Sunday, May 24 and 25, at the Flying M Ranch. Signups wil start at 8:30 a.m. ...

Linfield choirs to perform

Three choral groups will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 17,  in Ice Auditorium on the Linfield College campus. Admission is free. The Concert Choir will sing the choral masterpiece, “Requiem” ...

Linfield plans outdoor music

“Music in the Arts Quad,” slated for Tuesday, May 12, will feature Linfield College music students Christian Santangelo and Galen Wash, backed by the concert band. The performance is set for ...

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90 days meted in child, animal sex case

McMinnville resident Casie Nelson was sentenced to three months in the Yamhill County Jail and five years probation Monday, resolving cases in which she pleaded guilty to encouraging child sexual abuse, ...

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FFA members nurture success

McMinnville High School horticulture students will be selling bedding plants, vegetable starts and flowering baskets at their annual plant sale, set tor Thursday and Friday, May 7 and 8. The sale will ...

Along the Street: Pier 1 Imports closing its doors

Pier 1 Imports plans to close its McMinnville outlet by the end of May. The Texas-based retailer opened the 9,000-square-foot store in the fall of 2001. At the time, the decorative home furnishings retailer ...

Relay fundraiser tonight

Five bands are scheduled to play tonight at a fundraiser for Team Cancer Rebels, one of 21 teams participating in this year’s Relay for Life. Thunder Road, Epoch, Overload, Wasted Days and Kelsey ...

Decision expected in June in Sanai disbarment case

A trial panel of the Oregon State Bar had been expected to rule in early May whether to disbar former Yamhill County Counsel Rick Sanai for legal misconduct in Washington state. However, Sanai has now ...

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Taking a Lemonade Day stand

More than 200 young people operated their own lemonade stands Saturday, declared Lemonade Day in McMinnville in what the chamber of commerce hopes will become an annual tradition. Chamber CEO Nathan Knottingham ...

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