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Harlingen Chamber taps TSTC administrator for top job

HARLINGEN — After more than three decades with Texas State Technical College, executive vice president Javier De Leon will take on a new challenge...

With production down, Thanksgiving feast may cost more

HARLINGEN — The coronavirus pandemic is being held responsible for impacting the availability and price of Thanksgiving turkeys. Wholesale turkey prices are up and production...

IBWC hosts forum on Delta project, water treaty

HARLINGEN — The International Boundary and Water Commission will hold an online webinar this month to plumb public opinion about IBWC projects, including the...

TPWD experts see big year for South Texas white-tails

HARLINGEN — Rain brought by Hurricane Hanna and other storm systems caused trouble earlier in the year, but Texas deer hunters will reap the...

Iconic Harlingen building wins state honors for renovation project

HARLINGEN — It’s been the Rio Grande National Life Insurance Building, Blaschka Tower and the Baxter Building at different points in its 92-year existence. Now,...

Few Texas counties, cities matched 2010 self-response rates

HARLINGEN — The 2020 census is done, but not quite dusted. Data collected during the every-decade population count is being compiled, analyzed and audited by...

Work-search requirements for jobless return Nov. 1

HARLINGEN —Work-search requirements for Texas workers receiving jobless benefits will be reinstated Nov. 1. The job search requirement was suspended in March as thousands of...

Nonprofit offers outdoor dream to disabled

HARLINGEN — After the millionth kid goes through your program, just what more do you have to prove? For Shane Wilson and the nonprofit he...

As 2020 census nears end, self-response rate craters

As the 2020 census lurches to a counting finale this month, Texas has dropped back to No. 39 in the national rankings of households...

Harlingen mall’s Sears space sold

HARLINGEN — The former Sears space at Valle Vista Mall, all 90,000 square feet of it, has been sold, real estate brokers say. Daniel Galvan,...