The beginning of this year brought a victory in private funding for immigrant students pursuing higher education, and for some, an additional backing by lawmakers in their native homeland.
A local band that has been a staple at Madera social events the past two decades will celebrate its 20th anniversary Friday at the Frank Bergon Senior Center.
Army Pvt. Michael Gonzalez of Madera is home on block leave and will return to Fort Carson, Colo., on Feb. 19 to be deployed to Afghanistan next month.
A set of twins and two cousins highlight this year’s class of inductees to the Madera Athletic Hall of Fame.
A recent news story concerned some people having been made sick by raw milk in the Northeast United States, and with the news was a renewed outcry on the part of food-safety experts that the sale of raw milk
Deputies who were called to a home in North Fork about a family disturbance arrested an 18-year-old man on drug charges, according to the Madera County Sheriff’s Department.
The John W. Wells Youth Center will host a Valentine’s Day Bash for seventh and eighth grade students from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday.