Mini Super Hidalgo expansion approved

Owners of Mini Super Hidalgo at 903 N.E. Third St. want to expand their business by 2,020 square feet and replace the existing food carts with a restaurant. The McMinnville Historic Landmarks Committee ...

Mac homeless shelter faces criticism

Rescue Mission director says many complaints a matter of logistics

State ruling limits ICE arrests at courthouse

Federal immigration agents can no longer make arrests in Oregon courthouses without a judicial warrant, a decision by state Supreme Court Chief Justice Martha Walters Nov. 14 that left mixed emotions locally. Yamhill ...

Woman charged in connection with wrong-way crash

A Salem woman who was injured in late October when she allegedly crashed her vehicle after driving against traffic on Southeast Baker Street in the area of Walgreens appeared in Yamhill County Circuit ...

Jeff Towery

Towery given positive report card

McMinnville City Manager Jeff Towery received a good report card Nov. 12 from the mayor and city councilors during an annual performance evaluation that only took approximately 15 minutes. Prior to the ...

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Kimberlyn Zurita-Garcia, front left, Cristel Tinoco center, Katherine Hernandez-Garcia, Manuel Garcia Arevalo, and other second-graders run on the
fitness track at Columbus School.

Students keep moving at Columbus

As they line up to return to their classrooms, Columbus Elementary second-graders tell one another how many times they circled the school’s fitness trail. Some completed six laps, making a whole ...

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Local paleontologist Mike Full, center, turns over some bones found on dig that
he suspects could be human and, possibly, recent. OSP Sgt. Brad Hessell, left,
and game trooper Chris Allori accepted the bones.

30 years or 12,000?

A few years ago, while sifting through a bog filled with 12,000-year-old giant sloth bones, amateur archeologist Mike Full found the tooth of a modern deer. That’s what the McMinnville man first ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##The Oak Hill Tree Farm is one of 80 Christmas tree farms in Yamhill County, according to a just-released 2017 census of state agriculture conducted by the Oregon Department of Agriculture. Yamhill County saw 91,410 trees harvested that year.

How Christmas trees stand

This will be an important Christmas in the lives of Dan and Amy Kutzkey of Yamhill. It marks their first year growing and selling Christmas trees after buying the Oak Hill Tree Farm from Katie and Garrick ...

Along the Street: Donors encouraged to 'Fill the Bus'

Food truck purveyors open brick and mortar Kelley and Isaac Mabbit are holding a grand opening for their new neighborhood bar and kitchen, the Conservatory Bar, from 3 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Nov. ...

Air show gets (mostly) positive report

Despite glowing reports about the 2019 Oregon International Air Show in McMinnville Sept. 20 to 22, a good time apparently was not had by all. “It cost me a totaled car,” Jan Montgomery of ...

Mac Board to meet Monday

McMinnville School Board members will examine substitute policies and the Construction Excise Tax when they meet Monday, Nov. 18. The public session will start at 7:30 p.m. in the district office, 800 ...

Sale delays for museum campus

With several creditors objecting to a proposal to sell off property on and around the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum campus free of liens, the sale has been delayed pending a hearing. A court-appointed ...

Lengthy pursuit ends with arrest

A lengthy pursuit began late Tuesday night in rural Yamhill County and ended early Wednesday morning with McMinnville police taking a suspect into custody. Miguel Angel Uribe, 29, a McMinnville transient, ...

Search warrant served; weapons, stolen property are recovered

The Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant early Tuesday morning at a Northeast McMinnville residence. Brandon Jacob Erickson, 37, was taken into custody with the assistance of ...

Mac High grad honored for research text at Portland confab

McMinnville High School graduate Nolan Cabrera will speak and receive an award at the Association for the Study of Higher Education national conference, which will be held today, Nov. 15, in Portland. Cabrera, ...

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