Sister Pimentel named to TIME100 list of most influential people in the world

TIME has named Sister Norma Pimentel, a Missionary of Jesus, to the 2020 TIME100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in...

New voters register in Hidalgo Co. to mark national registration day

EDINBURG — One by one, the vehicles pulled up to the front of the new office of the Hidalgo County Elections Department, where they...

Valley officials anticipate changes to school reopening guidelines

Rio Grande Valley officials expect the state to make an announcement this week modifying procedures for school districts in areas that have been hardest...

Palmview man tied to son’s alleged kidnapping ring, attempted murder case

A court hearing revealed that the father of a 26-year-old Palmview man is also charged with attempted murder over accusations that he and his...

FBI sees parallels in poison letters sent to Trump, RGV agencies

An investigation by the FBI found enough similarities in ricin-filled letters sent to President Donald J. Trump and to at least two Rio Grande...

3 accused in foiled international kidnapping, murder plot

Three men were arrested on Saturday and charged with planning an elaborate, yet messy, international scheme to kidnap, kill and dispossess a man of...

Hidalgo ISD to test student-athletes, staff for COVID-19

HIDALGO — How will in-person classes start for Rio Grande Valley students this semester? If you’re an athlete, coach or teacher heading back to...

Mission approves tax increase, adopts $115 million budget

For the second consecutive year, the Mission City Council voted to raise property taxes, approving a less than 1 cent increase for the 2020-21...

23 die from COVID-19 in Hidalgo County as nation reaches 200,000 death toll

Hidalgo County reported 23 more people dying due to complications associated with COVID-19 on Tuesday, news that comes the same day the United States...

Pandemic sends ripples through Valley higher ed enrollment

An unprecedented year has brought unprecedented changes to the enrollment numbers of the Rio Grande Valley’s largest higher education institutions, changes that are both...