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Los Fresnos Voters Elect Two New Commissioners

by Tony Vindell/LFN Los Fresnos voters have elected two new members to serve on the city council and a new trustee to the local school board in the Nov. 6 midterm election. James Herrera ousted city councilman JavIer Mendez by 12 votes, or 716 to 702 votes, while Joe Collinsworth, who ran unopposed, received 1,160 […]

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Volunteers, Donations Needed for Annual Thanksgiving Feast

by Tony Vindell/LFN The annual Thanksgiving Feast is just around the corner and volunteers and donations are needed to make the event another success. The turkey, with all the trimming meals, will be served on Wednesday November 14 at Los Fresnos United. But those in charge of running the event need money to purchase food, […]

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Construction of New Los Fresnos City Hall Begins, Hailed as Historic

by Tony Vindell/LFN Construction of the new Los Fresnos City Hall has officially begun and the landmark event was described as a historical day for the city, its residents and Cameron County. City, business and county leaders as well as concerned citizens met at the site on Monday, Oct. 29 in a ceremony to break […]

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Local Beauty Shop Marks 17th Year in Business

Story and photos by Tony Vindell/LFN Some businesses come and go like the wind, others survive tough economic times or other adversities. Los Fresnos Tips & Clips Beauty Salon is one of the latter. The shop had just completed its 17th year this month cutting hair and doing manicure and pedicure work for what appeared […]

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Los Fresnos’ First Conjunto Festival Draws Big Crowds, Success

by Tony Vindell/LFN The first annual Conjunto Festival held in Los Fresnos brought people from all over the Rio Grande Valley and beyond to listen, to dance and to enjoy three days of fun and comradery. Close to 20 bands, some local and some from throughout the Lone Star State, entertained the crowds during the […]

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Nearly 50 Brown Pelicans Killed on Highway 48

by Tony Vindell/LFN While people were kind of enjoying this past week’s cold temperatures after days of extreme heat and high humidity, some of the area wildlife were not. Dozens of brown pelicans fell prey to Monday’s drop in the thermometer and died as a consequence of that. Once on the verge of being put […]

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Los Fresnos to Break Ground for New City Hall

by Tony Vindell/LFN Construction of a new Los Fresnos City Hall is about to begin. The ground where the nearly 11,000-square-foot building will be built will be broken on Monday, Oct. 29 during a ceremony held to get the project rolling. Expected to cost close to $3.4 million, the council had approved a bid submitted […]

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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 […]

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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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