Donna ISD earns first TWC grant; 2 other area districts also awarded

  DANYA PEREZ-HERNANDEZ | STAFF WRITER DONNA — More than $760,000 in grants by the Texas Workforce Commission were awarded to Rio Grande Valley school districts. For Donna,...

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...

‘Dare to Prepare’

Even though hurricane season doesn’t officially begin until Saturday, forecasters have already seen the first named storm system form — albeit briefly — over...

Mercedes schools cut work days for some to save funds

MERCEDES — Mercedes school board trustees approved reducing the days worked for some district employees in a 5-2 vote during a board meeting last...

Victorious: Gomez defeats Guajardo in Mercedes

MERCEDES — Former Mercedes Commissioner Jose Gomez is former no longer. Originally part of a four-way race for Place 4 on the Mercedes City Commission...

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 ISD leaders planning for the future

DONNA — School district administrators and community members here shared ideas in the district board room recently to improve Donna schools. It’s part of...

Weslaco hires former Edinburg city secretary

The Weslaco City Commission last month selected a city secretary to fill the role left vacant in October. Upon City Manager Mike Perez’s recommendation, the...

Donna tent facility reopens

DONNA — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials have unveiled the tent facility here that’s designed to accommodate asylum-seekers who, upon arriving at the...

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...