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Applications for refuge hunt permits now open

HARLINGEN — Valley sportsmen and women in the hunt to take big game can now apply for permits for the fall season and hunts...

Tio Cano: As clean-ups continue elsewhere, a rural lake bed is still underwater

LA FERIA — Three weeks after one of the hardest-hitting rain storms in memory, many of the thousands of homeowners flooded in Cameron County...

‘Off the charts’

HARLINGEN — That makes two. As Harlingen residents continue ripping out carpet, drywall and a little bit of their hearts in the aftermath of a...

STEC is honored for 40 years of emergency services

HARLINGEN — City officials from across Cameron County were on hand yesterday to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the South Texas Emergency Care Foundation,...

4 days, 4 nights: 2018 flood still reverberates in Cameron County as a wake-up...

After the Flood One year after the devastation left in the wake of what the National Weather Service dubbed the Great June Flood of 2018,...

Numbers show dramatic leveling in Valley growth

HARLINGEN — The robust population growth of the Rio Grande Valley dating back four decades is slowly rolling to a stop. Since 1980, the Valley’s...

Volunteer seed-collection moves to Laguna Atascosa

HARLINGEN — An ongoing effort to fortify seed stocks of native plants moves to Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge this Saturday. From 8 a.m. to...

For local companies, Mexico tariffs open can of uncertainty

Tariff Tactics AIM Media Texas newspapers, The Monitor, Valley Morning Star and Brownsville Herald, partnered to produce a series of stories gauging the impact on...

Valley braces for withering temps as high as 111

HARLINGEN — Read it and weep — and definitely sweat. Late spring in the Rio Grande Valley is showing a brutal side, with dangerous temperatures...

Arrest involving key chain leads to legalizing brass knuckles

HARLINGEN — It took the arrest of one young woman to change the state law on brass knuckles. Two years after easing what proponents called the...