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Cardinals drop KOC championship game

BY CLAIRE CRUZ STAFF WRITER MERCEDES — The La Villa Cardinals were facing a team well-versed with success in the Knights of Columbus Tournament championship game...

Donna Lakes murder suspect released from jail

The teenage suspect in the January death of a 19-year-old man was released from jail Saturday, Hidalgo County jail records show. Carlos Julian Contreras, 17,...

UTRGV professors tackle beekeeping problems with high-tech solutions

BY MATT WILSON STAFF WRITER EDINBURG — Sitting on top of a building at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s Edinburg campus is a short...

Arrest made in Elsa middle school burglary

BY MATT WILSON STAFF WRITER ELSA — Police here have made one arrest and are continuing to search for two suspects after a burglary at David...

Leal, Marichalar out as Donna ISD

Donna Independent School District announced it will not be bringing back Donna High head football coach Ramiro Leal, or Donna North head football coach...

Hundreds say final goodbye to Villalon

BY NUBIA REYNA STAFF WRITER BROWNSVILLE — At least 300 people attended the funeral service for U.S. Army Spc. Miguel Angel Villalon at 10 a.m. Saturday...

Island plays host to Winter Outdoor Wildlife Expo

BY ALANA HERNANDEZ STAFF WRITER SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Nature enthusiasts will soon be able to venture into this coastal area and listen to an array...

Hispanic Caucus tours migrant camp

BY ERIN SHERIDAN STAFF WRITER MATAMOROS — A delegation of congressional leaders followed U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville, into Matamoros to witness conditions in the camp...

Lady Panthers squeak by Edinburg in hardwood slugfest

BY ANDREW McCULLOCH STAFF WRITER EDINBURG — The Edinburg High Lady Bobcats and Weslaco High Lady Panthers entered their first district matchup against one another with...

Police make arrest in Whataburger robbery

The Elsa Police Department has made an arrest in a fast food robbery made at gunpoint, according to an agency news release issued last...