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.

Weslaco officials hold bond election info session

WESLACO — City leaders here are hoping voters will make their voices heard at the ballot box this May and approve a $10 million...

County leaders break ground on drainage project

WESLACO—Hidalgo County leaders and Weslaco officials gathered on the north side of town Wednesday to break ground on a $10.6 million drainage improvement project...

Mercedes residents meet candidates at Chamber forum

If candidate forums are a window into the health of a community, then Thursday’s municipal candidate forum in Mercedes illustrated a town beset by...

EEISD cancels bond election

By unanimous vote, and without much fanfare, the Edcouch-Elsa school board of trustees last Wednesday chose to cancel a $24.2 million bond election that...

Migrant tent facility returning to Donna

U.S. Customs and Border Protection last week awarded a contract for the construction of a tent holding facility for families and unaccompanied minors at...

Donna charter amendment election draws questions

Voters in Donna will decide on three proposed changes to the city charter in the upcoming May 4 election. And while Propositions A and...

Weslaco accepts Tafolla’s resignation, preps for July election

In a moment so quick one nearly could have missed it by blinking, the Weslaco City Commission voted unanimously to accept the resignation of...

Elsa city manager accused of using position to intimidate political rival

New details have emerged in the arrest of Edcouch-Elsa school board trustee and Elsa City Manager Juan Jose Ybarra, who was taken into custody...

Early voting begins Monday

Several Mid-Valley communities are set to begin early voting Monday, as voters decide on municipal, school board, charter amendment and bond elections. Early voting begins...

Officials break ground on $1.3 million fire, EMS station

Weslaco city leaders and first responders from across Hidalgo County gathered together on the city’s north side Thursday to break ground on what will...