Schools plan for coming academic year

HARLINGEN — Across the country, school districts are planning for one of the most challenging school years in modern history as officials monitor the...

Valley Baptist resumes elective procedures

HARLINGEN — You can get that skin growth biopsied. You can get that hernia repaired. You can find out the cause of those abdominal...

Police: Combes man arrested after struggling with officer

COMBES — An early morning traffic stop over the weekend led to the arrest of Emmanuel Munoz, 33, of Combes, after a struggle with...

Sentencing reset in meth case

McALLEN — The sentencing hearing for a man who pleaded guilty for his role in a conspiracy involving the movement of more than 150...

UTRGV to hold virtual Spring 2020 commencement on Saturday

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley will celebrate more than 3,000 prospective graduates with the first-ever Virtual Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 30,...

Real estate proves resilient

HARLINGEN — Virtual tour houses are not uncommon, but it has now become the norm for real estate agents. As the real estate industry was...

Holy Communion returns

Bishop Daniel E. Flores and other priests in the Diocese of Brownsville on Monday performed Mass for the first time since March 19 after...

Remembrance: Veterans hold silent march despite cancellation

When the city decided to cancel its annual silent march to honor veterans and the nation’s fallen soldiers this Memorial Day, one Rio Grande...

Hidalgo Co. surpasses 500 mark for COVID-19 cases

It appears one more person has been hospitalized with the virus since county health officials last released numbers on Sunday. Three of them remained in intensive care units on Monday. 

‘You never move on’ – Three years later, Valley widow reflects on loss of...

There’s a room in Dora Hernandez’s home here that she calls her travel room. It’s easy to see why she calls it that. The room is filled with mementos from across the globe, pins from Hard Rock Cafes, books from different countries, maps, figurines, keychains.  Dora and her husband, Noe, collected most of the stuff while he was in the Navy. “Our goal was always, ‘Let’s get five souvenirs, because if something breaks, we’re not going back,’” Dora recalled. Read the full story at themonitor.com.