News

Ginny and Dakota, two wolves who found their new sanctum at the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary in November of 2019, trot along the side of their newly expanded inhabitance of 24,000 square feet to greet caretakers on June 2, 2020.

Ginny and Dakota, two wolves who found their new sanctum at the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary in November of 2019, trot along the side of their newly expanded inhabitance of 24,000 square feet to greet caretakers on June 2, 2020.

06/04/2020 - 12:00am
One may wonder how a company which usually specializes in industrialgrade vacuum lifting equipment gets arbitrarily involved with building a couple of crates made to transport wildlife. More specifically, two wolves from Southern California, named,...
06/04/2020 - 12:00am
There were not too many surprises among the results of Montana’s June 2 primary election, although a few races were closer than expected. That wasn’t the case for local politician Brad Molnar. Although he waited until the last day to file to run for...

Sports

Dodgers’ Keagan Thompson warms up during his turn at the plate.

Dodgers’ Keagan Thompson warms up during his turn at the plate.

06/04/2020 - 12:00am
After a prolonged hold put on the Laurel Dodger’s 2020 baseball season due to Coronavirus, nothing showed that the team was ready to play more than the 10-0 winning score in their first matchup in a doubleheader against the Billings Blue Jays. The...
05/28/2020 - 12:00am
Talk of the “new normal” begins to make its way into conversation in the area, alongside Phase II of Bullock’s plan to reopen the Big Sky on June 1, and locals are antsy to see what is in store for the next few weeks. Activities such as sports,...

Obituaries

Henry Kaiser

Henry Kaiser

06/04/2020 - 12:00am
Henry Kaiser, 96, went to be with his Lord and Savior, May 28, 2020. He passed away at the Richardson Cottage in Laurel where he resided the last year of his life. Henry was born September 1, 1923 to Henry Frank and Katherine Lehr Kaiser in the...

Community

06/04/2020 - 12:00am
Dylan Bal: Montana State Premier Scholarship Austin Dennis: Dickinson State University President’s Scholarship, DSU Football Scholarship, Sibanye–Stillwater Dependent Scholarship. Troy Fiscarelli: Dickinson State Blue Talon Football Scholarship,...
06/04/2020 - 12:00am
Dickinson State University recognized Bethany Jundt, of Laurel. She was among those students named to the President’s List. Eligible students must be enrolled full-time and have a minimum semester grade-point average of 3.9 or higher.The university’...

Upcoming Events

Monday, June 8, 2020
2nd Mondays, 6:30 p.m., at Wood's Powr-Grip, 908 West Main St., use the west entrance, open to the public. 
Monday, June 8, 2020
2nd Tuesday, 6 p.m., Laurel Public Library
Monday, June 8, 2020
Mondays, 1:30 p.m., 201 1/2 E Main St.
Monday, June 8, 2020
Second & fourth Monday at 11 a.m., Big Horn Resort, 1801 Majestic Lane, 281-8455
Monday, June 8, 2020
Free, 2nd Monday, 3-5 p.m., Frontier Cancer Center, 1315 Golden Valley Cir., Billings, 800-227-2345
Tuesday, June 9, 2020
2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m., Council Conference Room

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