AUDIO: Valley lawmakers on the 86th legislative session

The 86th Legislature began Jan. 8 and will end May 27. Here is information from the legislators representing the Rio Grande Valley. District 20 Sen....

UTRGV boasts newest buildings

EDINBURG — Two giant star alignment layouts greet students as they walk into the courtyard of the new Science Building at the University of...

County judge and area mayors invite president to tour international bridges during visit

Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortez and five border mayors sent a letter to the White House Tuesday afternoon, inviting President Trump to a personal...

EDITORIAL: Dear Mr. Trump: We have some suggestions regarding your border visit

Your office has announced that you plan to visit the U.S.-Mexico border this week to “meet with those on the front lines of the...

Judge-elect Richard Cortez to bring fiscal conservatism to county politics, policies

A $190 million drainage bond; a $150 million courthouse; and a population that is growing more than twice as fast as the national average...

Sanchez at the forefront of new era at Weslaco High

MISSION — It is rare for a group of seniors to lead the dawn of a new era, but that is what happened this...

Edinburg Vela’s ‘Mito’ Perez and Ivan Mendoza earn The Monitor’s 2018 Co-Newcomer of the...

The Monitor named two Newcomers of the Year for high school football, and they are both from the same school.

US says 2nd Guatemalan child has died in immigration custody

The boy showed "signs of potential illness" on Monday and was taken with his father to a hospital in Alamogordo, New Mexico, the agency said. There, he was diagnosed with a cold and a fever, was given prescriptions for amoxicillin and Ibuprofen and released Monday afternoon after being held 90 minutes for observation, the agency said.