Michael Rodriguez

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Michael Rodriguez is the deputy editor for The Monitor. He can be reached at mrodriguez@themonitor.com or at (956) 683-4439.

COMMENTARY: This is not your father’s Congress

  When I arrived on Capitol Hill in the summer of 1983 for my internship with a House member, I had never stepped foot in...

Renowned South Texas conservationist Frank Yturria dies

Frank Yturria, a renowned conservationist and South Texas rancher whose biography includes sharing a rodeo circuit with Gene Autry and Roy Rogers in the...

Renowned South Texas conservationist Frank Yturria dies

Frank Yturria, a renowned conservationist and South Texas rancher whose biography includes sharing a rodeo circuit with Gene Autry and Roy Rogers in the...

Seven in custody after robbery attempt at La Plaza Mall

McALLEN — A robbery attempt at a local jewelry store here inside La Plaza Mall ended with seven people in custody, according to McAllen...

Family mourns news that Pharr churchgoer among school shooting victims

The pastor of a Baptist church in Pharr called Cynthia Tisdale, his sister-in-law and one of the 10 victims killed in Friday’s Santa Fe...

Retired drainage engineer recalls documenting Beulah

WESLACO — With winds well exceeding 100 mph and a torrential downpour flooding city streets, it’s not uncommon to see power lines down, palm...