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Valley jobless rates hold steady at 5-6 percent

HARLINGEN — The Brownsville-Harlingen jobless rate held steady for October at a low 5.2 percent, the same as the previous month. In the McAllen-Edinburg-Mission Metropolitan...

Census countdown

WESLACO — The associate director of the U.S. Census Bureau’s field operations division will speak at a Census 2020 forum Monday at the McAllen...

Museum board puzzles out fate of mystery collection

HARLINGEN — It’s just not the kind of place dolls can call a house. Harlingen Arts and Heritage Museum board members wrestled once again this...

Island KOA wins pair of top company awards

HARLINGEN — South Padre Island’s KOA campground has earned two of its parent companies’ highest awards. The Island KOA was named both a 2020 KOA...

Grounding of Boeing 737 Maxes impacts Valley International

HARLINGEN — The Boeing 737 Max has made only rare appearances at Valley International Airport, but their grounding for airlines heavily invested in the...

Some leery about hiking passenger airport-use fee

HARLINGEN — Legislation in Congress is seeking to raise the price of airline tickets by lifting a ceiling on what is called the passenger...

Back to the past

HARLINGEN — Nobody expects history to run fast. After nearly five years of work, the Historical Museum located on the grounds of the Harlingen Arts...

City, Valley history coming to life as Historical Museum takes shape

HARLINGEN — Nobody expects history to run fast. After nearly five years of work, the Historical Museum located on the grounds of the Harlingen Arts...

Master naturalists’ plant field tours begin Saturday

HARLINGEN — A free introduction to native species in the Rio Grande Valley begins Saturday with the first of the fall and winter guided...

Renovation puts Stuart Place Golf Course in the pink

HARLINGEN — Water, fertilizer and seed aren’t just the necessary ingredients for a lush Valley lawn, they also are among the requirements when resurrecting...