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Hurst appointed new Lowell police chief

Acting Lowell police chief Christopher Hurst has officially accepted the position and is now the permanent chief of police.

“Chris Hurst

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City employee Joe Baker retiring after 32 years

Veteran Lowell Department of Public Works employee Joe Baker is retiring at the end of July after 32 years of

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School district working to increase diversity

From the historic blackface shows and the huge “Robert E. Lee” painted on the Showboat, finally removed in 2017, to

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Father's Day "Car Cruz" downtown Saturday

by Brendan A. Sanders

contributing reporter

Father's Day weekend got a little extra flair with the first-ever Car Cruz through downtown.

At least

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Bukala main topic of discussion at 6/15 city council meeting

Lowell city council had their latest regular meeting over the Internet via the “Zoom” app on Monday, June 15. The

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Students wave goodbye to LHS from the comfort of their cars

by Brendan A. Sanders, contributing reporter

The oddest school year in recent memory continued for Lowell as the high school hosted its

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Peaceful Demonstration for Racial Equity rally on Main Street

The First Congregational United Church of Christ, 865 Lincoln Lake SE, organized an event called “Peaceful Demonstration for Racial Equity”

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Chief Bukala/Second Amendment rights demonstration downtown

Area firearms advocates and supporters of former Lowell police chief Steve Bukala had a rally in downtown Lowell at noon

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