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Feds sue Southwest Keys for ‘severe sexual harassment’ of migrant children

Federal authorities are suing Southwest Key, an organization long steeped in controversy in the Rio Grande Valley and across the country that houses migrant children.

See how Texas rated Cameron County school districts

The Texas Education Agency has released 2024 STAAR End-of-Course assessment results, which show a majority of Cameron County school districts meeting or surpassing state averages with some falling short of statewide end-of-course assessment scores.

Former choir teacher gets 8 years in prison for child porn

McALLEN — A former middle school choir teacher is facing eight years in prison after pleading guilty to receiving child pornography videos from a Los Fresnos man, federal authorities said.

Unearthing the past: UTRGV students get down and dirty uncovering prehistoric stories

NEAR LOS FRESNOS — For most of June, UTRGV anthropology students led by Assistant Anthropology Professor Edward Gonzalez-Tennant embarked on a one-of-a-kind archaeological field study here in the Laguna Atascosa, marking the first in the area in about a century.

Valley to celebrate America on the Fourth with food, fireworks

Freedom is not free, but celebrating freedom is.

Valley housing authorities awarded federal funding

Several housing authorities across the Rio Grande Valley were recently awarded funding for maintenance and modernization.

Pastors’ group demands Valley schools remove ‘inappropriate’ books

HARLINGEN — A pastors’ group is standing behind a new state law and is requesting Rio Grande Valley school boards remove a list of books they describe as containing graphic sexuality from their library shelves.

TSTC Dental Hygiene and Emergency Medical Services students fly high at first SkillsUSA state...

HARLINGEN — Recently some Texas State Technical College Dental Hygiene and Emergency Medical Services students won medals during their first time competing at a SkillsUSA Texas Postsecondary State Leadership and Skills Conference.

CDCB, BC Workshop officially launch DreamBuild in Los Fresnos

BC Workshop and Come Dream Come Build, formerly the Community Development Corporation of Brownsville, officially launched their DreamBuild modular affordable housing program in Los Fresnos on Thursday.

‘Most innovative’: Los Fresnos teacher tapped for Noble Texas Builders award

LOS FRESNOS — Patty Hernandez, a freshman-sophomore math teacher at Los Fresnos United, part of Los Fresnos Consolidated Independent School District, has been honored with the Most Innovative Teacher Award by Noble Texas Builders.