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Naxiely Lopez-Puente covers Hidalgo County and Edinburg for The Monitor. You can her at nlopez@themonitor.com (956) 683-4434.

Hidalgo County OKs support of MPO merger

EDINBURG — Hidalgo County approved a resolution Tuesday in support of merging three metropolitan planning organizations into a single MPO to oversee long-term infrastructure...

Edinburg city manager might leave post

EDINBURG — The new city manager has his sights set on a position with Doctors Hospital at Renaissance, though he has stopped short of...

Details revealed in 6 cases of alleged voter fraud

The Mission police department found that a complaint lodged against a McAllen City Commission candidate accused of committing voter fraud “held merit” and forwarded...

DA under pressure to probe more voter fraud cases

A Houston attorney filed a criminal complaint last week accusing a candidate in the upcoming McAllen municipal election of voting illegally in Mission, and...

Drew Brees eatery Walk-On’s to host job fair for new Edinburg location

EDINBURG — The economic development arm of this city is hosting a job fair for a Louisiana-based restaurant chain seeking to hire 160 people. Walk-On’s...

Local congressmen included in bi-partisan letter to Trump over relief funds

Don’t mess with Texas’ hurricane relief funds. That was the message 23 Texas lawmakers sent to President Donald Trump on Tuesday in response to recent...

Reflecting on 3 terms: Ramon Garcia looks back on years as county judge

“I’m very honored to have been elected by the community and trusted. So I know I will miss it, but it’s something that has to be done,” Hidalgo County Judge Ramon Garcia said. “But I feel very good about what I’m doing and what I have done in my lifetime.”

2 dead in crash involving ambulance

Our most-read story from Sunday: Traffic investigators were assessing the scene Sunday, and police expect to release more information Monday morning.

Edinburg police chief demoted; Fire chief was also recently suspended

EDINBURG — The former police chief here was demoted sometime last week amid a spate of other changes within the city. Former Edinburg Chief David...

Hidalgo breaks ground on $54M project

HIDALGO — City leaders here broke ground on a $54.6 million project that will bring a new apartment complex, an IDEA school and a...