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‘Gone Fishing’: Bass Pro makes plans for free rod-and-reel giveaway to kids

HARLINGEN — In a bid to eliminate the entry costs to fishing, Bass Pro Shops Harlingen and the angling organization Fishing’s Future plan two...

Back to life: Curbed by COVID last year, prom festivities return for McHi seniors

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The pandemic abated just in time for McAllen High School seniors to add one last pre-graduation memory to their final year in high school:...

Fine Art Museum received Hermes Golden Wings for its website

The Brownsville Museum of Fine Art received the Hermes Golden Wings from an international creative media competition where more than 6,000 entries were submitted. The...

Back to painting: Local muralist returns to Harlingen

HARLINGEN — Leo Rivera, 29, grew up in Harlingen where he learned he was interested in art. Rivera began painting in high school and has...

Ready for college: Former foster care student receives scholarship

HARLINGEN — On Wednesday afternoon Joanna Herrera, received a pleasant surprise. Without knowing it, she had become a recipient of the Soaring Scholars program...

Health officials stress the importance of COVID vaccination

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As health and government officials throughout the Rio Grande Valley and beyond are cautiously optimistic that the COVID-19 pandemic has entered its final stages,...

McAllen Independence Day celebration preparations underway

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After in-person celebrations were canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of McAllen's Independence Day celebrations are back in their traditional...

Local hospitals hold cereal drive for Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley

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Cereal drives at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Brownsville and VBMC-Harlingen to benefit the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley will continue through...

RGV Birding Festival raring to make up for lost year

HARLINGEN — A year after the difficult decision to cancel, the Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival is gearing up for its 27th annual event...

Valley women reappointed to Texas Historical Commission

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Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Monica Zárate Burdette, Lilia Garcia, David Gravelle, John L. Nau, III, and Tom Perini of the Texas Historical Commission...