Rio Grande City’s Perez named The Monitor’s Player of the Week

Rio Grande City running back Marc Perez has displayed a knack for making highlight-reel plays this season as the workhorse in the Rattlers’ offense. Perez...

Donna ISD to start fall sports Oct. 5

The Donna Independent School District announced varsity fall sports and performing arts activities can begin practice starting Oct. 5 according to a Monday news...

15-year-old girl dies in crash; Edinburg resident arrested 

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian crash in Edinburg Sunday evening that left one girl dead. According to a release, the crash occurred around 10 p.m. on Owassa Road between Tower Road and Val Verde where a woman driving a blue 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe struck a dog and two pedestrians. The release says the woman was allegedly speeding and under the influence of alcohol, and continued driving west on Owassa. She was later found near Earling and Tower roads. Read more at The Monitor.com.

I have COVID-19, is it safe to breastfeed?

By: Norma Garcia, DO DHR Health Women’s Hospital Based on what we currently know, pregnant women may be at increased risk for severe illness from...

Hidalgo County extends shelter order as death count passes 1,000

For the second time, Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez has extended the county-wide shelter-at-home order as an effort to control the spread of...

Dietitian: Don’t let your kids forget to exercise during online learning

Going to school for local students will be just the simple act of opening a laptop or turning on a computer, at least for...

LETTERS: Trump backers draw criticism; Restrict content; President criticized; Owing nothing

Trump backers draw criticism I could pen much about your published opinions about Donald Trump’s report card as U.S. president. In short, assessments of his...

As Mexico dithers on water releases, impact looms in US

HARLINGEN —Whiskey’s for drinking, and water’s for fighting over. U.S. officials have reiterated their demand that Mexico take immediate action to redress their massive water...