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Drainage construction to begin in Mission

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Engineers provide updates on Mission drainage projects

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New engineer approved for El Valle drainage project

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HEALTHGRADES NAMES MISSION REGIONAL A 2022 PATIENT SAFETY AWARD™ RECIPIENT

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Former Palmview police Chief Gilberto Zamora. (Photo courtesy of the city of Palmview.)

Palmview approves $45,000 severance package for police chief

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RGV 13U reaches Pony World Series

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Faced with runaway inflation, McAllen Public Utility may increase water and sewer rates

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Peñitas Mayor Rodrigo "Rigo" Lopez. (Photo courtesy of the city of Peñitas.)

State lifts ‘financial hold’ on Peñitas grants

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Mission City Council to disclose conflict of interest publicly

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Early voting starts Monday in Palmhurst special election

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Former Customs and Border Protection Officer Oziel Cantu, 48, of Alamo left the federal courthouse in McAllen on Wednesday after being sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. (Photo by Dave Hendricks / The Progress Times.)

Former Customs and Border Protection officer who accepted $17,000 bribe sentenced to 10 years in prison

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Mission City Council increases public comment time

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MCISD approves budget for 2022-2023 school year

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The impact of COVID attendance on MCISD’s budget

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Mission CISD pays teachers above market median

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Sex offender sent back to prison after being caught with child pornography

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Peñitas Mayor Rodrigo "Rigo" Lopez. (Photo courtesy of the city of Peñitas.)

Peñitas mayor skips City Council meeting for third straight month

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FBI agents executed a search warrant at La Joya City Hall on Aug. 16, 2019. (Photo by Dave Hendricks / The Progress Times)

FBI returns documents to La Joya nearly three years after raid on City Hall

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In reversal, Mission extends public comment from 2 to 3 minutes

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City of Edinburg To Celebrate Annual FridaFest Friday & Saturday!

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RGV 13U reaches Pony World Series

July 25, 2022

Mission, La Joya and the RGV on the map Franco said the memories will last a lifetime for parents and children alike. “Meeting these teams from all over the world,” Franco said. “We just played Republica Dominicana, they were a little hesitant but they took the lead 15-3. They went in there and their mind…

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Administration concerned about urgency over Tom Landry project

June 20, 2022

Mission CISD officials continue to stress the priority of finishing the repairs at Tom Landry Hall of Fame Stadium. But Assistant Superintendent for Operations Rick Rivera said the district might need an alternate option if construction is not complete by football season.  “In my professional opinion, representing the district, I continue to stress that we…

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Mission CISD football stadiums to get updated turf

June 20, 2022

It has been eight years since Mission CISD had artificial turf installed at Tom Landry Hall of Fame Stadium and the Veterans Memorial High School stadium, and the time has come to upgrade the stomping grounds.  Immediately after the 2022 football season, the district plans to redo the turf on both fields due to general…

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Drainage construction to begin in Mission

August 3, 2022

Six months of construction will soon begin on three high-priority drainage projects within the city of Mission.  In 2020, the city conducted a drainage assessment that identified 72 problem areas. Of those 72 problem areas, they deemed seven as high priority based on the amount of time it takes water to drain after rainfall. Of…

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Engineers provide updates on Mission drainage projects

August 3, 2022

This article originally ran in the Jan. 28 issue of Progress Times. The work on Mission’s seven major drainage projects has been underway since summer 2021, and things are running smoothly so far, according to B2Z Engineering Project Manager Jesse Ozuna. The city employed B2Z to oversee all seven projects, ensuring quality work from the…

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New engineer approved for El Valle drainage project

August 3, 2022

This article originally ran in the Aug. 6, 2021 issue of Progress Times. Mission City Council rescinded its previous recommendation and approval to award B2Z Engineering with Project Gabriel — the drainage project located in the El Valle Subdivision. At a special meeting on Tuesday, the council approved Mission-based M2 Engineering as the new firm…

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