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Rotary helps: Sunburst Club targets funds for local nonprofits in need

HARLINGEN — As the fallout from COVID-19 continues, the needs of community nonprofits stressed by a lack of their usual funding sources is becoming...

Staying closer to loved ones

Nearly every day, Debbie Reiley came to see her mother at a nursing home. But more than two months ago, the nation’s coronavirus outbreak led...

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...

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...

Rio Hondo man charged in death of teen; police ID victim

A 20-year-old Rio Hondo man is charged with murder in the death of a 15-year-old Harlingen girl whose body was left on the side...

April retail figures show some sectors fared better than others

HARLINGEN —Retail figures from April show the business pain of the COVID-19 shutdowns was not spread evenly, but varied depending on the type of...

Another nursing home resident dies from virus

An 86-year-old resident of a Harlingen nursing home has died from COVID-19 related conditions, Cameron County authorities reported on Saturday. The woman was a resident...

Viral aid: HEDC picks nine small businesses for hardship loans

HARLINGEN — The Harlingen Economic Development Corp. has issued its first loans to nine businesses hurt by the COVID-19 shutdown. The Harlingen Economic Loan Program...

Valley Baptist recognizes area EMS staff during National Emergency Medical Services Week

As May 17-23 has been designated as National Emergency Medical Services Week, Valley Baptist Health System would like to recognize the men and women...

Nursing homes await Texas National Guard

HARLINGEN — Like Jason Hess, the area’s nursing home administrators are waiting for the Texas National Guard’s help in their fight against the spread...