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San Benito museum jump-starts Valentine’s Day tradition

SAN BENITO — The bands are gearing up to play one of conjunto music’s biggest Valentine’s Day dances.

Naturalist: What’s the right garden?

By whatever name, nectar, pollinator and butterfly gardens result in mostly the same: attracting colorful butterflies, bees and beneficial garden insects.

Blended learning draws educators to Harlingen for a closer look

HARLINGEN — Kayla Lara leaned into her laptop, tapping with sharp focus on her keyboard as she worked on her blended learning assignment.

‘She Came to the Valley’ screenings Feb. 8, 9 in Mission

The Mission Historical Museum will present special screenings of the 1979 western film "She Came to the Valley."

Teams flocking to San Benito for youth soccer league opening

Texas' first and only MLS GO Youth Soccer League is gearing up to open its inaugural season at Stookey Park in San Benito.

After 50 years, medals lost in fire returned to family of WWII vet from...

MERCEDES — In 1973, Francisco Gonzalez lost his veteran’s records in a fire.

Fiesta Edinburg expected to draw large crowds over four days

The 55th annual Fiesta Edinburg, celebrating the spirit of the city, will be held from Feb. 29 through March 3 at the Bert Ogden Arena.

‘Make a Valentine’s Day Wreath’ on Tuesday at RGV Diabetes Association

The Rio Grande Valley Diabetes Association will host “Let’s Make a Valentine’s Day Wreath” at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the RGVDA office, 3200 N. 23rd St., Suite A, in McAllen.

Mission runner speeds ahead of competition at McAllen Marathon

McALLEN — Mission's Christian Martinez only started running competitively four years ago, now he is the McAllen Marathon winner after outpacing the field Saturday morning.