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Never Forget: What the Past Can Teach Us About Today’s Problems

(StatePoint) While history may feel like the distant past (and something you may think you don’t need to know much about outside the classroom), many experts believe it can offer valuable lessons for today. In the case of World War II, author Kim Dana Kupperman says the stories that came out of this dark time […]

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Winter Season for Red Snapper Fishing is Back

by Tony Vindell/LFN Tired of having ham, turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy and all of the traditional dishes that are popular during the holiday season? If so, grab a cooler and head out to South Padre Island as fishing for red snapper in gulf waters has just started for the winter season. Cap. Murphy Fishing […]

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by Amanda A. Taylor McALLEN, TEXAS – The soothing sounds of low brass filled the McAllen Convention Center on Dec. 2, as hundreds of guests gathered to enjoy a holiday tradition – the annual RGV Tuba Christmas. The RGV tuba/euphonium ensemble is one of the biggest in the nation and has become a holiday staple in […]

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UTRGV Online MBA Alum Scores Profession Dealing with International Business for San Antonio

by Amanda L. Alaniz SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – UTRGV alumnus Jean-Luc Mette is no stranger to international borders. He grew up in Germany, where he graduated high school and went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in communications and a master’s in journalism. He worked for the German Embassy in Washington, D.C., found a job with […]

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5 Tips to Shed Those Pounds in the New Year

(StatePoint) Maybe you want more energy, or perhaps you want to lose weight and keep it off for good. Whatever your goals, a new year means a fresh start to become the best version of yourself. Here are five tips from Nutrisystem experts to get your scale moving in the right direction and support your […]

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Community Health Outreach Program

The City of Los Fresnos offers a free Community Health Outreach Program within its community. The program offers a variety of free classes/activities, nutrition support, cooking classes, diabetes prevention classes, blood pressure screenings, BMI screenings, A1C testing and follow-up care to both men and women 18 and older. Exercise classes are held at the Los […]

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A Child’s Potential Knows No Boundaries

by Semator Eddie Lucio, Jr. When it comes to education, we have a lot to be proud of in the Valley. Our schools consistently perform near the top of the state in student achievement metrics, despite the multitude of challenges our students face compared to other regions in Texas. Historically, this educational excellence has been […]

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Under the Stars Artisan Market Starts 2019 Season

by Tony Vindell/LFN It has been more than a year now since the Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce launched a monthly event to bring people together and enjoy music and food as well as to buy art and craft items made either by local or out of town folks. They called it Under the Stars […]

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Ash, East Sixth Streets Scheduled for Repairs in Los Fresnos

by Tony Vindell/LFN The block long Ash Street in Los Fresnos has been a source of discontent for some of its neighbors like Alfredo “Pilo” Guerra. It’s a dead end street that shouldn’t be in such a state of despair as it has been in the nearly 10 years Guerra moved into a house he […]

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Every Kid’s Christmas Celebrates Third Annual Event to Give to Hundreds of Local Children

by Victor Moreno/LFN • photos courtesy Angel Lucy’s Funeral Home The annual Every Kid’s Christmas event affords the community an opportunity to donate and give generously with the goal of making sure that every child in the Los Fresnos area enjoys a happy Christmas. The program’s slogan being; “No Child Forgotten”. The program held two […]

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