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From our files: Kit Carson Buffalo Ranch circus disappoints all

100 Years Ago The Cowley Weekly Progress, June 1, 1912 About half the town went down to Lovell to take in the Kit Carson Buffalo Ranch circus and they were pretty badly stung. You can scarcely find a person now […]

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Memory Walk organizer Denise Andersen started the walk nine years ago after watching a close friend decline from Alzheimer’s disease.

Memory Walk raises funds for Alzheimer’s cure

Thirty-four participants walked a combined total of 86 miles and raised $2,417 to help find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease. Overcast skies and occasional light rain didn’t hamper


Senior housing subdivision plat approved

Reacting to a recommendation from the Lovell Planning and Zoning Commission and believing that concerns expressed about the design of the project could be mitigated, the Lovell Town

Firemen's memorial mural

Remembering 9/11

[caption id="attachment_1405" align="alignleft" width="236" caption="Lovell Fire Chief Jim Minchow (left) and Captain Bob Mangus pose next to the 9/11 firemen’s memorial mural on the side of the Lovell

Lynwood Tall Bull makes a point during the Medicine Wheel/Medicine Mountain dedication ceremony Friday morning. David Peck photo

Medicine Wheel/Medicine Mountain dedication

It was the culmination of a process but not the end of the journey. Native American tribes, local and state government officials, federal agency heads and signatories to the

Medicine Wheel

Medicine Wheel landmark gets new boundary

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar this week announced the designation of 14 new national historic landmarks in 11 states and the District of Columbia that have played


History of the Lovell Chronicle

Click to read the entire 2006 special

Lovell’s Main Street once had open irrigation ditches, and stores would put boards across the ditches for their customers, as can be seen in this photograph of (l-r) Ivan Tippetts, Melba Nicholls, Melba’s aunt Helen Scheeler and George Elmer Stevens when the two couples were preparing to leave for their double wedding in Billings in September of 1942.

Lovell…a look back in time

As Lovell’s downtown grows and gains new businesses thanks to the efforts of individual entrepreneurs and Lovell Inc., it might be instructive to remember a time when the


2009 Historical Edition

2009 Historical Edition

  1. Cowley resident Gene Nunn was one of the first to take on wild horse management
  2. Big Horn Canyon was a formidable place for explorers


Remembering Korean War deployment

Take a step inside for stories about the National Guard’s deployment to Korea; two of Lovell’s finest town fathers, Dr. Scott M. Welch and Bill Powell; Lovell