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city (1990 pop. 17,894), seat of Yamhill co., NW Oreg.; inc. 1876. It is a trade and processing center in the fertile Willamette valley. Foods, textiles, and building materials are produced, and there are wineries. Linfield College is in McMinnville. In 1992 the city acquired the "Spruce Goose," the 200-ton (180-metric-ton) wooden aircraft with a wingspan of 320 ft (97.6 m) built by Howard HughesHughes, Howard Robard,
1905–76, U.S. business executive, b. Houston. As a young man he inherited (1925) the patent rights to an oil tool drill, which, manufactured by the Hughes Tool Company, formed the basis of his financial empire.
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 during World War II.
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Women: Lauren Fleshman (OTC Elite), 5,000; Jordan Hasay (UO), 1,500; Alyssa Hasslin (former McMinnville High), shot put; Julia Lucas (OTC Elite), 5,000; Amber Purvis (UO), 200; Chancey Summers (UO), high jump; Lisa Uhl (OTC/Portland), 5,000.
The Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum in McMinnville was one of 20 that had offered a home to one of the four remaining shuttles in the fleet.
McMINNVILLE - Sheldon opened its baseball season with a 5-1 victory over McMinnville on Wednesday in a game that was originally scheduled for Volcanoes Stadium in Keizer.
is the holding company for Security Federal Savings Bank of McMinnville, Tennessee, a financial institution headquartered in McMinnville, Tennessee.
has acquired Oregon's Viesko Redi-Mix, Inc., which operates Wheatland (headquarters), McMinnville and Woodburn ready mixed plants plus an aggregate site in Keizer.
Hanson Insurance Group of Corvallis has acquired KMI Insurance LLC of McMinnville, Ore.
This investment represents Linfield's most significant expansion since 1998, when the college acquired 115 acres next to its McMinnville Campus through a gift-and-purchase agreement with the Hewlett-Packard Corp.
General Contractors, Tumwater, Washington<br />Amount: $4,588,200<br />Project: River Ridge High School auxiliary gymnasium, Lacey, Washington<br />Owner: North Thurston Public Schools<br />Cost estimate: $4,500,000<br />Project team: Tovani Hart PC (architect)<br />5.<br />Winner (intent to award): Kizer Excavating Co., McMinnville<br />Amount: $3,669,262<br />Project: Sanitary sewer rehabilitation, McMinnville<br />Owner: McMinnville Engineering Department<br />Cost estimate: $4,000,000<br />Project team: not available<br />Do you want to be the winner of an upcoming Top Bidders project?
The gift, the largest single donation to a wine studies program in the state, will also fund a chair in wine studies named for Grace and Ken Evenstad, who established Domaine Serene just north of McMinnville in the Dundee Hills in 1989.