Countdown to 2020 Census begins in Hidalgo County

EDINBURG — Hidalgo County has one year to ensure that the 25,000 addresses that were not included in the 2010 Census will be counted...

2019 “Women We Love” profiles

In observance of Women’s History Month, The Monitor recognized local women who inspire us. These are the eight profiles on those who made our...

Women We Love: MADD victims advocate a leading voice for nearly two decades

Time was running out to find an internship when Ana Verley got a call that a spot had opened up in the Rio Grande...

Women We Love: Promotora Dora Proa recalls years of service and community growth

Editor’s Note: In observance of Women’s History Month, The Monitor is recognizing local women who inspire us. This is the sixth of eight profiles...

Women We Love: McAllen’s public works director, recycling coordinator fulfilled by duties

Elvira Alonzo sees recycling as essential to the future. The McAllen public works director oversees the recycling program in the city and ensures its operations...

McAllen’s Vicente Gonzalez endorses Julián Castro for president

U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez on Monday endorsed Julián Castro for president, making Gonzalez the third Texas Democrat in Congress to endorse the former San...

Women We Love: IDEA Public Schools co-founder a pillar in education community

Editor’s Note: In observance of Women’s History Month, The Monitor is recognizing local women who inspire us. This is the third of eight profiles...