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Los Fresnos Celebrates Independence Day with Artisans Market

by Tony Vindell/LFN One of the biggest July 4th celebrations held in Los Fresnos took place on June 30 as the annual event had a new partner that joined hands to make the event one for the books. The monthly Los Fresnos Artisans Market, which was originally planned to be held June 23, had to […]

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New Funeral Home Opens Doors to Public

by Tony Vindell/LFN Los Fresnos area residents no longer need to go out of town to take care of their loved ones who have gone to another world. A new funeral home is about to open its doors to the public and it will offer competitive prices in an industry mostly dominated by large corporations. […]

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Flooding Causes City Leaders to  Re-evaluate Drainage Infrastructure

by Tony Vindell/LFN The recent flooding caused by the two downpours in mid-June turned several streets in Los Fresnos into raging rivers. Although it’s nearly impossible for any city in this part of South Texas to handle so much rain coming down so fast, the city will look into improving its drainage system. In the […]

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Recent Audit Reports City Finances in Good Health

by Tony Vindell/LFN The financial standing of the City of Los Fresnos is as good as it gets for a municipality this size, a 2016-17 comprehensive annual financial report reveals. For the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, 2017, the city had assets of more than nearly $16 million, compared to more than $9.7 million […]

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Weather Wreaks Havoc Throughout  Rio Grande Valley

by Tony Vindell/LFN The first major rain of 2018 caused widespread flooding in practically every Rio Grande Valley city last week. Although the sun shone on and off on Tuesday, the hopes of a better day were overpowered as more showers were descending into the region later in the day. According to an American Red […]

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Nature Park Near Completion

by Tony Vindell/LFN The birds are singing and flying as people keep walking and stretching their bodies at one of several workout stations installed along the nearly 1 mile long trail in the Los Fresnos Nature Park. Construction of the park, located on the north side of town off North Arroyo Boulevard and south of […]

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Los Fresnos Provides Residents with Healthy Alternatives

by Tony Vindell/LFN If it isn’t eating healthy and right, Zumba dancing, walking or jogging, it’s something else the residents of Los Fresnos do as they take advantage of the many services the city offers. Add foam rolling to the city’s Community Outreach Program. On a recent day about two dozen people who meet every […]

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Salsa Dancing Under The Stars at Artisan Market

Get your dancing shoes and salsa outfits out. This week’s Under The Stars Artisan Market is cranking the event to a higher notch by hosting one of the hottest dancing groups in the Rio Grande Valley.   Brownsville Salsa, a dancing group with about a dozen members, will show their best talent with a repertoire […]

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Construction has Begun on Bayside Drive Renovation at Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge

Los Fresnos, TX – On June 7, the Federal Highway Administration began construction on the refuge’s Bayside Drive to install wildlife underpasses and widen the road, in preparation for reopening the tour route to private vehicles. The popular hiking and biking route along the Laguna Madre will be temporarily closed to all visitor uses, beginning […]

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Micro Loans Available for Start-ups, Existing Businesses

by Tony Vindell/LFN Anyone interested in starting a new or expanding an existing business can seek the services of a company that caters to this sector of the economy. Lift Fund, a San Antonio-based company that has 10 offices statewide including a Brownsville branch makes loans from $500 to a $50,000. The interest rates on […]

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