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Heavy rains again test Mid-Valley drainage upgrades

For the fourth year in a row, heavy summer rains have pummeled the Rio Grande Valley, causing flooding headaches from Starr County to South...

Vulnerable populations closer to COVID protection as Weslaco becomes vax provider

Cutting out the middleman and increasing the number of vaccination clinics available per week — that’s the goal Weslaco city officials had in mind...

Hidalgo County awarded $50M for drainage projects

Over the course of eight days, officials in Hidalgo County thrice received good news that will hopefully mean the region will see a lot...

Loan on hold for Donna doctor

Dr. Michael Flores hasn’t been on the Donna Economic Development Corporation 4A (EDC 4A) board of directors for very long. But his position on...

Multiple crews respond to La Blanca fire

Multiple firefighting crews responded to a fire in La Blanca, authorities confirmed Thursday. The fire started at approximately 3:30 p.m. at a junkyard along State...

COVID sidelines in-person Donna meetings

DONNA — COVID-19 concerns put the kibosh on a pair of public meetings that were slated to take place here Tuesday afternoon. The news came...

COVID cases up by 750 in Hidalgo County as 17 die 

Hidalgo County officials reported 17 COVID-19 related deaths and an additional 750 positive cases of the virus Thursday, raising the case tally here to...

Trial date set for Weslaco bribery defendants

Three men accused of conspiring together to defraud the city of Weslaco of millions of dollars will finally have their day in court after...

Hidalgo County turns vaccination focus on efficiency, accessibility

“This is a test for us,” Weslaco Fire Chief Antonio Lopez said Thursday morning as a line of cars snaked smoothly through the Bobby...

Mercedes officer fired after arrest

A Mercedes police officer has been dismissed from the department after he was arrested for public intoxication Monday. The department announced the arrest and termination...