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McAllen Convention Center hosts Dia de Reyes celebration

In partnership with Junior’s Supermarket, the McAllen Convention Center hosted a Dia de Reyes celebration with a traditional cutting of the rosca, which measured...
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Protesters seek justice after arrestee’s death

Nearly a week ago, protestors gathered outside the Hidalgo County DA's Office to protest a grand jury's decision to not charge deputies involved in...
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Vipers, Hawks pay tribute to Kobe

Grief over the death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant has been felt all around the world, not leaving out Rio Grande Valley “Black Mamba”...
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Large grass fire near Weslaco now under control

A large grass fire visible for miles in the dark of night in the Mid-Valley is now largely under control thanks to the Weslaco Fire Department. Weslaco fire Chief Antonio Lopez said his crew has the fire under control with no injuries reported. Read the full story at themonitor.com.
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Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley sees demand grow by 200%

With the growing need and demand for food up nearly 200%, which is attributed to COVID-19’s impact leading to stay-at-home orders and business closures...
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Blue Duck zooms in Edinburg with electric scooters

To find out how the scooters actually work, The Monitor took to the streets on one of the new scooters Thursday afternoon.
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Small blessings: St. Francis’ feast day draws critters to McAllen church for curbside blessing

Sunday, Oct. 4, was the annual Blessing of the Animals tradition in memory and honor of St. Francis of Assisi. Also known as St....
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San Juan man charged with making school threats via social media

Read the full story https://www.themonitor.com/2020/02/11/san-juan-man-charged-school-threats-social-media/

Local lawmakers at Capitol amid violent election protests

4:30 P.M. UPDATE:  Vela commented on his situation during a phone call at 3:18 P.M., CT.  “Members are spread out everywhere. Members,” Rep. Filemon Vela paused...
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Historic Cine El Rey in peril amid pandemic

Nearly three months ago, Bert Guerra successfully prevented demolition on the historic Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School in McAllen. Now, he faces another difficult fight...