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Four Sets of Twins Delivered in One Day in Mid-Valley

Four Sets of Twins Delivered in One Day in Mid-Valley

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WESLACO – September 23, 2019, was “Twins’ Day” in the Mid-Valley area – as four sets of twins were delivered in one day at Knapp Medical Center in Weslaco. Having four sets of twins delivered in one day was a record for the Mid-Valley, according to nurses at the Knapp…

Latin Jazz Festival Coming to Brownsville This Weekend

Latin Jazz Festival Coming to Brownsville This Weekend

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by Tony Vindell/LFN If music, particularly the one that makes people dance, is on the minds of anyone, then head out to Brownsville to the 23rd Annual Latin Jazz Festival. The three-day extravaganza, which features dancers from Mexico and the Rio Grande Valley, will be held from Thursday, Oct. 10…

Texas Parks and Wildlife Awards City $1 Million

Texas Parks and Wildlife Awards City $1 Million

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State Representative Oscar Longoria Instrumental in Funds Meant to Improve Library by Tony Vindell/LFN There were plenty of smiles at the last meeting of La Feria City Commission. And there was a good reason for that as State Rep. Oscar Longoria, whose District 35 covers this area of Cameron County,…

Beerfest Returns to Brownsville This Saturday

Beerfest Returns to Brownsville This Saturday

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by Tony Vindell/LFN Looking for something do this weekend? If food, cold brewskies and good music is on your mind, then go to Dean Porter Park in Brownsville for the 2019 Beerfest. The event, held from 5-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, will feature plenty of vendors, entertainment such as German-styled…

Zoofari 2019 Coming This Weekend

Zoofari 2019 Coming This Weekend

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by Tony Vindell/LFN The year’s biggest fundraising for one of the Rio Grande Valley’s biggest attractions is this Saturday, Oct. 7 and the money made from the evening full of activities will be used to build an OtterBhan exhibit. It’s Zoofari 2019, an evening of fun, food and music at…

Beachgoers to Spend More Money at County Coastal Parks

Beachgoers to Spend More Money at County Coastal Parks

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by Tony Vindell/LFN Going to any of Cameron County public beaches is soon going to be a little more expensive starting this Tuesday, Oct 1. The commissioners’ court has approved new fees for admission to Isla Blanca, Andy Bowie and Atwood parks on South Padre Island. The increases apply to…

Three Our Lady of the Lake University Students Become First Scholarship Recipients

Three Our Lady of the Lake University Students Become First Scholarship Recipients

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by Tony Vindell/LFN Three students enrolled at Our Lady of the Lake University in La Feria have become the first recipients of a new scholarship program funded by a Rio Grande Valley-based business. Each student received $1,666 from Noble Texas Builders, which earlier this year gave the university a $25,000…

UTRGV Unveils Historic Free Tuition Program

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EDINBURG, TEXAS – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley on Monday announced the most expansive free-tuition program among public institutions in the state of Texas. Beginning Fall 2020, the new UTRGV Tuition Advantage will cover the costs of tuition and mandatory fees for qualifying students who have an adjusted gross family income of $75,000 […]

Fishing Tournament in Memory of Slain ICE Officer Held on South Padre Island

Fishing Tournament in Memory of Slain ICE Officer Held on South Padre Island

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by Tony Vindell/LFN A fishing tournament to honor a slain U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent took place on South Padre Island. Twenty five boats registered in the third annual Jaime Zapata Memorial Fishing Tournament having Louie’s Backyard as the tourney’s headquarters. A team of anglers from Harlingen and McAllen…

Motivational Presentation at Our Lady of the Lake University

Motivational Presentation at Our Lady of the Lake University

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by Tony Vindell/LFN Making a presentation in front of a crowd of people is something that requires some know-how. However this doesn’t mean it’s insurmountable. That was the message delivered to attendees during a lunch and learn session held at Our Lady of the Lake University campus in La Feria.…

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