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Los Fresnos Residents Complain About Mess Left Behind by Flood

Los Fresnos Residents Complain About Mess Left Behind by Flood

by Tony Vindell/LFN Manicured lawns, nice homes and a quiet place to live make Los Fresnos Windcrest subdivision just south of FM 2480. But last June rains that pounded the area for several days has changed some of the landscape of the neighborhood that borders a drainage ditch along south Red Oaks Circle. The ditch […]

Blessing Box Helps Those in Need in Los Fresnos

by Tony Vindell/LFN Anyone needing or donating food staples can stop by a box set up for that purpose. Los Fresnos Church of Christ has installed a red box at 111 W. Fifth St. where residents, or anyone for that matter, can pick up or drop canned and other goods as needed. “Take what you […]

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Los Fresnos Economy Keeps Showing a Positive Picture

by Tony Vindell/LFN The economy of Los Fresnos has been experiencing a steady growth and it will continue the trend as a new fiscal year begins taking its course. City Manager Mark Milum said the city ended its 2017-18 fiscal year with an increase of 6 percent in its sales tax allocations from the Texas […]

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Leo Aguilar Foundation 5K Event Scheduled Oct. 13

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Several hundred students are expected to participate in the 9th Annual Leo Aguilar Foundation and Los Fresnos CISD 5K Walk/Run for Fun Saturday, Oct. 13, at Leo Aguilar Memorial Stadium. Proceeds from the race will go to the Leo Aguilar Foundation Scholarship Fund, whose sole purpose is to award scholarships to Los […]

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EMS-Firehouse Set to Open This Month

by Tony Vindell/LFN Construction of the new Emergency Medical Services/fire hall building is nearing completion and a plan is to present it to the community this month. October is also the 80th anniversary of the city’s volunteer fire department. Gene Daniels, the EMS director, said last month the building was more than 95 percent completed. […]

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Cowboy Cook-off Coming Soon to Los Fresnos

by Tony Vindell/LFN The Los Fresnos’ second annual cowboy cook-off is a little more than two months away but organizers of the event are already firing up the grill in anticipation. As many as 50 teams are expected to compete for thousands of dollars in prize money for the top brisket, pork spare ribs and […]

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Los Fresnos City Council Adopts Budget for FY 2018-19

by Tony Vindell/LFN The $4.3 million was approved during the council’s last meeting in accordance with a government regulation that stipulates it must be passed before the end of September as each fiscal year runs from Oct. 1 through Sept. 30. City Manager Mark Milum said the city has a good balanced budget. It contains […]

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Los Fresnos Takes Proactive Approach in Anticipation of Next Deluge

by Tony Vindell/LFN The recent downpour in some areas of the Rio Grande Valley received earlier this month this time spared Los Fresnos. But city leaders wasted no time after weather forecasters predicted 80 percent or more chances of heavy rain. The Public Works Department made sand bags available to residents just as many Valley […]

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Students Learn About Global Change During Life Changing Trip to Merida

by Victoria Brito RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – Nine students from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley spent a week in Mérida, on the Yucatán peninsula in México, as part of a study abroad trip focused on global change. The bilingual course – led by Dr. Teresa Patricia Feria-Arroyo, associate professor of biology in the UTRGV Department of Biology, College […]

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Henderson Road Widening Project Awaits Approval

by Tony Vindell/LFN A project to widen the crossings at Henderson Road has been in the works for some time and the matter is often mentioned at the end of every meeting of Los Fresnos City Council. As motorists go on a section of the road, between FM 1847 and FM 1575, they go through […]

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