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Busy bees work at Lozar Apiaries in Edinburg.

Beekeeper Keeps Family Tradition Alive

Miguel Lozano holds a tiny wooden box with a mesh top and points to what’s crawling underneath it.  There’s a queen bee in there of European origin. It’s an important distinction, he said, because when she’s put in a hive, this queen will center a cluster of bees with Africanized roots, the ones dubbed “killer bees.” “She will calm the box,” Lozano said, looking out toward several hives in boxes…

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5X5 “Bombshells” Into H-E-B

“Brunette Bombshell” from Mission-based 5×5 Brewing Co. is now available at seven Rio Grande Valley H-E-B stores. It is the brewery’s first beer to…
Mission

Entrepreneur Finds Inspiration In Faith 

Mari Rodriguez accepted a job with Central Power and Light and moved to the Rio Grande Valley in 1994. She thought it would be…
McAllen

Shop Island Businesses to Win

In a time when it is even more imperative to shop local small…
South Padre Island

Former Officer Finds New Life In Business

Ric Tamez moved back home to McAllen in the early 1980s after working…
McAllen

Bayview Nursery Offers Paradise of Possibilities

Jason Hess took a tour of a nursery by a resaca in Bayview in 2017 and…