City gets update on Police and Hillcrest Care Center

LAUREL — Police Chief Ron Lundahl talked to board members about the benefits of the CHIP (Child Identification Program) that was held on Dec 7th at the Laurel-Concord-Coleridge Elementary School for students in two grades. The program is put on by the Masonic Lodge according to Lundahl. A Deputy from the Sheriff Office, members of […]

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City Council agrees to sell land

— Deanna Anderson Laurel Advocate Laurel — Laurel City Council members took steps on the sale of city property and approved a building permit at the Jan. 8 Laurel City Council meeting. Council members are also dealing with an increase in health insurance for employees. Council members agreed to have the first reading of ordinance […]

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New type of fun could be available for Laurel residents

LAUREL — A Disc Golf Course could be in the works for the Laurel area. Board members were asked for their approval on the project during the Laurel City Council meeting on Jan 8. Dwayne Freeman and Jeremy Coufal talked to board members about setting up a Disc Golf Course on city property at a […]

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Laurel celebrates the Holidays with a special night of events

LAUREL — The community of Laurel celebrated Night of Lights Thursday with a special guest — the one and only Santa Claus. Laurel Night of Lights is a night when the community comes together to help celebrate and support the local businesses. This is a very entertaining event for all. The businesses stay open late, […]

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LCC School Bd. votes to move busses

LAUREL — Action items during the Laurel-Concord-Coleridge School board meeting on Monday included the purchase of a school bus, the sale of two used school buses and a raise for administrative staff. Board members placed their approval on a purchase of a 53-passenger school bus. The purchase amount for the Thomas Bus is $88,175. The […]

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Area communities are planning Holiday events

LAUREL — “It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” to kickoff the Holiday season. Laurel’s annual Night of Lights celebration is planned for Thursday, Dec. 7. Randolph will hold its annual Blast from the Past Christmas celebration on Friday, Dec. 8. The Laurel celebration will begin at 5 p.m. with the Laurel Library Board […]

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Laurel’s Night of Lights set for Dec. 7

LAUREL — Laurel’s annual Night of Lights is set for Thursday, Dec. 7. The celebration will begin at 5 p.m. with the Laurel Library Board holding their event at the City Office. Kids can write letters to Santa, make ornaments and Christmas cards. The lighting of the downtown Christmas tree by Santa will take place […]

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Promes is enjoying the challenge of LCC Level Three classes

LAUREL — It’s hard not to miss Ashley Promes’ bright smile. The first-year Laurel-Concord-Coleridge Level Three instructor is always smiling or laughing. Promes is not a new face to the Laurel-Concord-Coleridge Middle School. For the last few years she was a para for the Level Three program. Last May she graduated from the University of […]

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Local Girl Scouts kick off the Season of Giving

LAUREL — Tis’ the season of giving. This short, simple phrase is the theme this Holiday season for the Laurel Girl Scout Brownie Troop. The troop is gearing up for a full season of giving to others in the local community, as well as surrounding communities. The Laurel Girl Scout Brownie Troop began their “season […]

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City Council makes appointments, agrees to equipment upgrade

LAUREL — Laurel City Council members made appointments Nov. 13 to two boards and gave approval for the Laurel Ambulance Squad to purchase equipment. Kyle Knudsen, a member of the Laurel Rescue Squad, spoke to the Council about purchasing a Stryker power-load for the Rescue Squad. The power-load can improve patient safety by supporting the […]

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