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South Padre Island Newswire

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  1. Large Waves of Monarch Butterflies Migrating through RGVRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KRGV

    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND Large waves of monarch butterflies managed to weave their way through South Padre Island and other parts of the Rio Grande Valley over the past few weeks. Javier Gonzalez, a naturalist and educator at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center, explains the butterflies are built tough for the cold weather.

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  2. SPI Breaks Record Handing Out Glass WarningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | KRGV

    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND Officials at South Padre Island are cracking down on the issue of glass found at the beach. Those cited must go before a judge who determines how much you will have to pay the fine could be up to $2,000.

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  3. Cameron Co. Beach Patrol Prepares for Next Beach SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | KRGV

    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND Although beach season is over for some at South Padre Island, the beach patrol unit is staying vigilant.

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  4. City of South Padre Island to Hold Public Meeting about Parking FeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | KRGV

    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND The city of South Padre Island is inviting the public to comment on tentative plans to add parking fees at the island.

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  5. DPS: Person of Interest Sought in Murder of South Padre Island ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | KRGV

    Authorities say the man may be connected to the death of William Costello, who disappeared from the island back in August.

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  6. Surveillance Device at SPI Helping CBP Agents to Deter Illegal ActivityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | KRGV

    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND An aerostat used by Customs and Border Protection is helping agents stop illegal activity at South Padre Island.

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  7. New Communications Tower Will Help Cameron Co. First RespondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | KRGV

    The new 175-foot tower now stands at South Padre Island; the old tower in Port Isabel was demolished in September.

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  8. Investigation Underway after Woman's Body Found in SPI WatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2018 | KRGV

    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND An investigation is underway after a woman's body was found at Beach Access 6 at South Padre Island.

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  9. Warning System in Place Since Queen Isabella Causeway CollapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2018 | KRGV

    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND The state continues to maintain a warning system at the Queen Isabella Causeway 17 years after the highest section of the bridge collapsed. In the early hours of Sept.

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  10. Valley Man Faces $1200 Towing Fee for Flood-Stranded CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | KRGV

    When he went back to get it in the morning, he was surprised to find it wasn't there. As he told us, that wasn't his only surprise.

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  11. Man charged in death of retired priest found buried in TexasRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2018 | KRGV

    Authorities say a man has been charged in the death of a retired Roman Catholic priest whose body was found buried in a remote area of far South Texas after he went missing earlier this month. The Texas Rangers confirmed Friday that the body found Aug. 17 in Willacy County was that of 71-year-old William "Bill" Costello, a retired Massachusetts parish priest.

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  12. Body of Retired Priest Found near Santa Monica, 1 In CustodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | KRGV

    NEAR SANTA MONICA A 27-year-old man is in custody linked to the case of a body found in Willacy County. It has yet to be identified by police.

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  13. Off-Duty Firefighter Saves Teen from ChokingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | KRGV

    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND A weekend on South Padre Island could have gone horribly wrong for a family if it weren't for a first responder. Steve Millon, a Harlingen firefighter, says his weekend was just beginning.

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  14. Man Catches 12-Foot Tiger Shark at South Padre IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | KRGV

    "It would be my first tiger shark on the Texas coast," he says. "It was 149 and three-quarters of an inch, which is going on 12 and a half feet."

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  15. Fishermen on Alert after Reporting Increase in LionfishRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | KRGV

    Although there is plenty, the manager of a fishing shop at South Padre Island says they're worried the stocks of fish for human consumption are being depleted.

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  16. 71-Year-Old Man Missing from South Padre Island, Police SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | KRGV

    William "Bill" Costello was last seen on Wednesday, Aug. 1 at Tiki Condominiums on the 6000 block of Padre Boulevard.

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  17. Public Meeting to Plan for South Padre Island Drainage ImprovementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | KRGV

    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND City leaders at South Padre Island want input from residents and visitors about reducing the risk of flooding.

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  18. Sea Turtle Conservation Group Reacts to Plastic Bag Ban RulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | KRGV

    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND A sea turtle conservation organization says they're disappointed with the Texas Supreme Court's recent ruling that forces cities to repeal plastic bag bans. Officials with Sea Turtle Inc. say they're disappointed South Padre Island's ban of single-use plastic bags won't be enforced anymore.

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  19. SPI Boaters, Tour Guides Taking Safety MeasuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | KRGV

    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND Tourist guides at South Padre Island are keeping an eye out in the skies in an effort to safeguard their passengers. Janie Silva, of San Benito, was saddened to hear about the news.

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  20. SPI City Council to Meet to Consider Bag OrdinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | KRGV

    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND The City of South Padre Island could repeal its ban on plastic bags following a new court ruling.

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