Dina Arévalo

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Dina Arévalo is the editor of the Mid-Valley Town Crier and covers Weslaco, Donna, Mercedes Progreso and the Delta area for the Crier and for The Monitor. She can be reached at darevalo@mvtcnews.com or (956) 683-4441.

Mid-Valley early election results are in

Hidalgo County elections officials released early voting tallies just minutes after 7 p.m. Saturday and the results for the Mid-Valley are in, with some...

Weslaco moving forward after Tafolla resignation

By unanimous vote, the Weslaco City Commission formally accepted the resignation of District 4 Commissioner Gerardo “Jerry” Tafolla last Tuesday and immediately moved to...

Uncertainty reigns as Weslaco bond vote approaches

Cataclysm hit Weslaco in mid-June 2018 as inches upon inches of rain deluged a city that was still attempting to recover from a catastrophic...

Edinburg resident demands mayor resign

EDINBURG — A local resident wants Edinburg Mayor Richard Molina to step down after being arrested last week on illegal voting charges in connection...

Donna commission commits $10K for McAllen migrants

DONNA — In a gesture that came as a surprise to McAllen city leaders, the Donna City Commission voted unanimously Tuesday evening to give...

Weslaco officials hold bond election info session

WESLACO — City leaders here are hoping voters will make their voices heard at the ballot box this May and approve a $10 million...

Hidalgo County leaders break ground on drainage project

WESLACO — Hidalgo County leaders and local officials gathered on the north side of town Wednesday to break ground on a $10.6 million drainage...

Weslaco accepts Tafolla’s resignation, preps for July election

In a moment so quick one nearly could have missed it by blinking, the Weslaco City Commission voted unanimously to accept the resignation of...

Elsa city manager accused of using position to intimidate political rival

New details have emerged in the arrest of Edcouch-Elsa school board trustee and Elsa City Manager Juan Jose Ybarra, who was taken into custody...

Edcouch-Elsa ISD cancels bond election

By unanimous vote, and without much fanfare, the Edcouch-Elsa school board of trustees last Wednesday chose to cancel a $24.2 million bond election that...