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.

Voters approve Weslaco drainage bond, nix Donna charter amendments

Voters in Weslaco and Donna weren’t choosing representatives on their respective city commissions this May, but they were tasked with making their voices heard...

Questions abound over $10K Donna commitment to McAllen

A Donna city councilman is raising concerns after the city pledged $10,000 to the city of McAllen to promote public safety in regards to...

One clear winner, one runoff in Mercedes

The results are in — sort of — for the Mercedes, where eight candidates were vying for just two slots on the city commission....

La Villa candidates to contest results

Three seats on the La Villa Board of Aldermen were up for grabs in Saturday’s municipal election — each with an incumbent and a...

Edinburg resident demands mayor resign, Molina responds

EDINBURG — A local resident wants Edinburg Mayor Richard Molina to step down after being arrested late last month on voter fraud charges in...

Mid-Valley Unofficial Election Results

The following are the unofficial election results for elections in Weslaco, Mercedes, Donna and La Villa. An (i) denotes an incumbent in city commission or...

Donna giving McAllen $10K for migrants

DONNA — In a gesture that came as a surprise to McAllen city leaders, the Donna City Commission voted unanimously Tuesday evening to give...

Uncertainty reigns as Weslaco bond election looms

Cataclysm hit Weslaco in mid-June 2018 as inches upon inches of rain deluged a city that was still attempting to recover from a catastrophic...

City looking to positive change after Tafolla resignation

By unanimous vote, the Weslaco City Commission formally accepted the resignation of District 4 Commissioner Gerardo “Jerry” Tafolla last Tuesday and immediately moved to...

Early voting numbers come in

The preliminary numbers for the first week of early voting are in across the Mid-Valley. Overall, voter turnout between Monday, April 22 and Saturday, April...