Dina Arévalo

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Dina Arévalo is the editor of the Mid-Valley Town Crier and covers Weslaco, Donna, Mercedes Progreso and the Delta area for the Crier and for The Monitor. She can be reached at darevalo@mvtcnews.com or (956) 683-4441.

Mid-Valley cities mull tax rates

EDCOUCH — As the end of the fiscal year ends, cities throughout the Mid-Valley and Delta regions have begun to mull their property tax...

Making the grade

McALLEN — The school district here welcomed its teachers, employees and students in a general assembly as they gathered in the McAllen Convention Center,...

Man arrested for sexual assault, escapes custody

PROGRESO — A man under arrest for sexual assault escaped from police custody here and fled to Mexico earlier this month. Adrian Edwardo Garcia, 26,...

Underage woman charged with intoxication manslaughter

PROGRESO — An Alamo woman was released from custody Thursday after police say the car she was driving collided with another vehicle here, killing...

Weslaco officers to see 2.5% pay bump

WESLACO — After weeks of negotiating, Weslaco city leaders and the Weslaco Municipal Police Union have tentatively agreed upon amendments to the WMPU’s labor...

Early voting in Weslaco runoff ongoing

Early voting by personal appearance continues this week in the special election runoff for Weslaco’s District 4 city commission seat. Voting began last Monday, with 103...

FEMA disaster recovery center now open in La Villa

LA VILLA — A month to the day after a torrential rainstorm began to batter eastern Hidalgo County, causing millions of dollars in flood...

Weslaco sets runoff date for commission seat

WESLACO — The Weslaco City Commission last Tuesday canvassed the results of last week’s special election to fill the unexpired term of the District...

Donna refinances 2009 debt

DONNA — It’s a borrowers’ market right now, and as such, Donna city leaders are taking advantage of low interest rates to refinance some...

Duly Sworn: Mercedes swears in new police chief

MERCEDES — The city of Mercedes officially welcomed its new police chief, Dagoberto “Dago” Chavez, at a public swearing in ceremony at city hall...