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Polls open for primary runoff elections in Hidalgo and Cameron counties

Early Voting for the May 28 primary runoff elections kicked off Monday morning for six local races in Hidalgo and Cameron counties.

Harlingen Collegiate graduates unique class of seniors

HARLINGEN — Joseph Montoya stood beneath the bright lights of a moment in his history and in the story of his classmates that they would take with them throughout their futures.

Civil rights group sues for records tied to 8-year-old’s death in Harlingen Border Patrol...

The Texas Civil Rights Project on Friday filed a lawsuit under the country’s open records law against U.S. Customs and Border Protection, seeking medical records relating to an 8-year-old girl who died in Border Patrol custody last summer.

Sen. Cornyn proposes withholding funding for Mexico over Valley’s water crisis

The Rio Grande Valley's reservoirs are not only running out of water, the region is running out of options.

Top students at Harlingen Collegiate share triumphs, challenges as they graduate

HARLINGEN — All those college hours on top of a high school curriculum is enough to send anyone running scared.

Brownsville one of four starting points for National Eucharistic Pilgrimage

SAN JUAN — Bishop Daniel E. Flores and Auxiliary Bishop Mario Aviles hosted a round-table discussion in observance of World Communications Day on Thursday.

San Benito’s new school board launches superintendent search

SAN BENITO — Following years of infighting sparking turnover at the school district's top administrative office, the search is on for San Benito's next superintendent.

Texas lawmakers urge Congress to block Mexico funding over failed water deliveries

A bipartisan, bicameral delegation of Texas lawmakers are urging Congress to withhold millions in funding from Mexico until that country makes good on its water debt to the United States.

Harlingen issued clean opinion on audit; in ‘great shape financially’

Harlingen is riding a record cash stockpile built on solid financial practices, leading auditors to issue a clean opinion, the city’s annual financial audit shows.

Starbase building rocket factory as SpaceX helps shape Harlingen

HARLINGEN — As the rocket manufacturer transforms the Rio Grande Valley, SpaceX is helping shape Harlingen, with many of its growing numbers of employees settling down here, Kathy Lueders, Starbase's general manager, told area leaders.