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Laurel Has New Mayor…Finally
Here’s some political news you just don’t hear everyday– and this time, it doesn’t involve a journalist getting beat up.
The city of Laurel, according to its charter, now has a mayor after neither the mayor-elect, nor the man selected by the counc…
Laurel Man Fires On Police in Standoff
An as-yet unidentified Laurel man reportedly fired shots at police early this morning.  KTVQ.com reports that a man inside a home at 403 Roundhouse Drive fired the shots, according to Laurel Police Chief Rick Muson.  The man’s wife and two children were able to flee safely …
50 Homes Lose Power Near Laurel
About 50 homes north of Laurel lost power for much of Saturday due to weather problems. Officials with the Yellowstone Valley Electric Co-op say some overhead wires became wrapped around each other, causing a short that knocked out power for about eight hours...
New I-90 Rest Area Coming Along
If you haven't seen, there is a new rest area being built on I-90 west of Laurel. I went through a few weeks ago and if my memory suits me, things were pretty bare.
That was not the case on this little trip.
The West Bound side of I-90 is still bare but the East Bound side has made some significa…
Let’s Go See Drive-In Movie
When I was a kid it was a privilege to be able to go to the the drive-in movie in the summer.
I loved it and still do. When I was a kid they didn't have to radio signal yet. You had to pull up to the pole and put the speaker box in your window...
3 Unsolved Montana Mysteries
In Montana's unsolved mysteries we have a little bit of everything. UFO's, severed legs, and an unsolved Laurel murder. I don't know how you feel about UFO's but the Malmstrom Air Force Base UFO of 1967 is interesting to say the least.
What about Miranda...
Fire Reported at Oil Refinery in Laurel
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According to reports from the Billings Gazette a fire has started at the CHS oil refinery in Laurel, Montana. Emergency response teams are in place and responding to the fire. A refinery official says that the fire began around 8:00 am this morning.