Mac Greeters event changes location

McMinnville Chamber of Commerce has changed the location for this week’s Greeters gathering. The 8 a.m., Friday, Dec. 2, event will be at Encore Home Furnishings, 2730 N.E. Bunn Rd., just off 99W ...

Grants will help local manufacturing

Wine bottles, fiber, animal feed and fertilizer will be produced in the county

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Jason Berrier used to paint dark, somber images, but now both his art and his outfits are much brighter.  Berrier uses oil paints to depict both realistic and abstract images. He grew up in a creative household, he said, but his artistic sensibilities really were awakened in college.


Thinking of art

Jason Berrier finds joy in family, conversation and creativity

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Robin Miguel, manager of the soup kitchen, talks with a regular customer as he arrives for Thanksgiving dinner. Diners said they are grateful for the soup kitchen and other services that make their lives easier in McMinnville.


Giving thanks

Provoking Hope guests, volunteers find plenty of positive

Women's choir to sing

The McMinnville Women’s Choir and Jubilate!, the Women’s Choir of Corvallis, will perform a joint concert Saturday, Dec. 10, in McMinnville. Called “Alleluia!”, the concert will ...

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Playing the title role in Mac High’s “Cinderella,”  Yalia Becerril Perez sings about her hopes and dreams.

Cinderella to debut at Mac High

McMinnville High School students will perform Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella,” a musical version of the fairytale, Dec. 2 through 10. Shows will start at 7 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays ...

Feels like home for Municipal Court Judge Arnold Poole

“I totally get what both of you are saying and I want to be fair, but I want to be fair to both sides,” McMinnville Municipal Court Judge Arnold Poole told the prosecutor and defendant in a ...

Carjacking suspect indicted

Brian Nevels allegedly first tried to carjack an adult male in a parking lot of a medical facility on Northeast May Lane in McMinnville on the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 16, according to court records. ...

Investigation continues into shots fired incident

Video surveillance of the multiple shots fired the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 16, in the area of McMinnville High School has been “extremely helpful” to the McMinnville Police Investigation, ...

Hagan Hamilton will work with OMI customers to find new ins

Hagan Hamilton Insurance Solutions, a broker for numerous companies, has about 1,400 customers insured through Oregon Mutual Insurance, many from the McMinnville area. Company representatives plan to contact ...

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OMI no longer offering personal insurance

Oregon Mutual Insurance no longer will offer personal lines of insurance, including for homes, autos and vacation dwellings. The iconic McMinnville company, founded here in 1894 and now serving customers ...

Council holds brief meeting

Describing Tuesday’s meeting of the McMinnville City Council as brief would be an understatement, as councilors didn’t even remove their coats or sit at the dais for the less than 10-minute ...

Two appeals filed on city decisions

It’s rare to see McMinnville residents appeal decisions by city boards, but two such cases have recently been filed. Homeowner Emily Lagow is appealing the denial of a short-term rental permit by ...

Along the Street: HelloCare receives entrepreneur network award

HelloCare, a McMinnville-based company that sends caregivers to homes and recently opened a senior daycare program, received the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network’s Entrepreneurial Achievement Award at ...

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Praise Assembly Pastor Ron Noble shows the area where remodeling is underway to create two preschool classrooms that will be used by Head Start during the week and the downtown McMinnville church on weekends. Noble, former police chief and state legislature, said his church wants to help children and the community.

Praise Assembly remodel will create Head Start classrooms

Praise Assembly and Head Start are partnering to turn a wing of the church into new classrooms for preschoolers. “We have the same mission: to help children,” said Ron Noble, pastor of the ...

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