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Yasuke Ramen really hit the spot during week of isolation

This previous week was a doozy.

McAllen school board interviews 4 to fill superintendent position

The McAllen Independent School District board of trustees in a special board meeting Tuesday interviewed four people for the position of superintendent, president Debbie Crane Aliseda said.

US Rep. De La Cruz blasts hardline Republicans as House speaker is ousted

Disappointing. Frustrating. Unacceptable. That’s how U.S. Rep. Monica De La Cruz, R-McAllen, described the hyperpartisanship within her own political party that has put a stranglehold on progress in the nation’s capital.

Empty Bowls fundraiser set for Oct. 17 to address RGV food insecurity

The Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley will be hosting its 17th annual Empty Bowls Luncheon and Silent Auction on Tuesday, Oct. 17.

South Texas Independent School District attains top ratings in state, nation

The South Texas Independent School District ranks among the best in districts the state and nation, according to the Niche.com Best School Districts rankings for 2024.

Rio Bravo man sentenced to 37 years for beating death

A 28-year-old Rio Bravo man was sentenced to prison Monday after pleading guilty to the lesser charge of murder regarding the death of his former employer who he killed in 2020.

Dunkin’ offering free coffee to educators Thursday for World Teachers’ Day

Dunkin’ wants to help with a little bit of that liquid energy to get through the day by providing educators a “coffee break” on World Teachers’ Day this Thursday.

RGVSports.com Athletes of the Week – 10/02/23

Meet the RGVSports.com Athletes of the Week. Athletes are voted on by the RGVSports.com sports staff with input from coaches and organizations in each...

Hidalgo County passes nearly 12% tax increase in $296M budget

EDINBURG — After a busy budget season, officials in Hidalgo County approved a nine-figure budget and a 57.5 cent property tax rate during a pair of special meetings here last week.

Nationwide-alert system testing Wednesday will affect all mobile phones, FEMA says

Most U.S. mobile phone users will get a notification on their electronic devices Wednesday afternoon as part of a nationwide test of emergency alert systems, federal officials have announced.