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599 new COVID cases in Hidalgo County as 11 more die

Hidalgo County reported 11 additional COVID-19 related deaths and 599 positive cases Wednesday morning. According to a news release from the county, 10 of the...

Total COVID-19 hospitalizations drop below 400 in Valley

The total number of COVID-19 hospitalizations throughout the Rio Grande Valley dipped below 400 on Monday, the first time they were below that threshold...

Border Patrol: Edinburg hotel, Hidalgo storm drains being used to smuggle immigrants

Smugglers were using an Edinburg hotel to hold people illegally in the country for more than a month, while others were using a storm...

Bee attack lands Hidalgo County employees in hospital

Two employees with the Hidalgo County Drainage District No. 1 were hospitalized Monday after they were attacked by a swarm of bees. The incident occurred...

19 more die as COVID cases rise by 565 in RGV

EDINBURG — Hidalgo County reported 367 more cases of the coronavirus Monday along with nine more deaths tied to it. Those fatalities ranged in age...

Hidalgo County homes renovated thanks to disaster recovery funds

EDINBURG — Several residents of Precinct 4 in Hidalgo County have begun to receive keys to newly renovated homes via a partnership with the...

Difficult decisions: Animal shelters overwhelmed, Palm Valley loses no-kill status

Overwhelmed with animals from the cities of Edinburg, McAllen, Palmhurst, La Joya and Hidalgo County, and the excessive number of animals going into the...

Local officials offer COVID-19 vaccine incentives as administrations wane

This week, Edinburg residents who still needed to get vaccinated had an extra incentive to do as the city of Edinburg and DHR Health...

Hidalgo County reports another 60 COVID deaths this week

A total of 60 virus-related deaths were reported in Hidalgo County this week and most were unvaccinated. On Tuesday, the county began disclosing whether the...

Schools account for 78% of Hidalgo County COVID cases Thursday

A large majority of the new COVID-19 cases Hidalgo County reported Thursday were tied to schools, all as the number of deaths appeared to...