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Flu shots recommended as Valley experiences heightened flu activity

HARLINGEN – While the Rio Grande Valley has experienced unseasonably high temperatures in the last few weeks, one specter of the winter season is...

COMMENTARY: In a dangerous world, Bernie Sanders gets burned

By RUBEN NAVARRETTE JR. SAN DIEGO — This just in: The U.S. drone strike that killed Iran’s top military commander, Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani — and...

COMMENTARY: Licensed to fail

By JOHN STOSSEL People who want to work should be allowed to work. That includes people who once went to jail. With President Donald Trump’s support,...

Getting your potted poinsettia to bloom again

By Lori Murray,  Cameron County Master Gardener, Texas Superstar Specialist What can you do with your poinsettias when the holidays are over? Fortunately, those of...

Valley Baptist Health opens new micro-hospital

WESLACO – In an effort to provide communities of the mid-Valley with enhanced access to nationally recognized and award-winning healthcare, Valley Baptist Health System...

AEP says scammers are calling customers

AEP Texas has learned that new round of utility scams have begun along with the new year. Persons claiming to be AEP Texas employees...

Blooms for cooler weather

By Anita Westervelt, Texas Master Naturalist Texas lantana, Lantana urticoides, is loving the cooler January weather. It may look like it sports three colors of...

HCISD unveils new testing center

  Harlingen CISD unveiled its new testing center in December as part of its commitment to provide students with the opportunities and resources necessary to...

Harlingen Happenings

By Mary Torres, Special to the Star With the start of the new year, many organizations and non-profit groups are resuming their regular meeting schedules....

Tips when planting shade trees

Beautiful landscaping can add instant curb appeal to a property. But beauty isn’t the only thing that makes idyllic landscaping attractive to homeowners. Some landscaping...