General Location

Laurel is located in the northeastern corner of Nebraska at the junction of U.S. Highway 20 and Nebraska Highway 15 in the lush, rolling hills of Nebraska’s richest farmland. Laurel is centrally located in a tri-state area with Sioux City, Iowa 42 miles east; Norfolk, Nebraska 42 miles southwest; and Yankton, South Dakota, 54 miles northwest of the community.


The Laurel-Concord School District #54 has a K-12 enrollment of about 480 students. The school is North Central & state accredited for grades K-12. Laurel-Concord offers a wide range of curriculum and extracurricular activities. Educational Service Unit #1 at Wakefield, Nebraska, provides additional services for Laurel-Concord Schools.


Laurel Mercy Medical Clinic
Located at 701 Cedar Avenue, the Laurel Mercy Medical Clinic is staffed by one family practice physician and physician's assistant. It is operated as a satellite clinic from Northeast Nebraska Medical Group in Wayne.

Family 1st Dental Clinic
Located at 124 E 2nd. Phone 402-256-3231. "Excellence in Dentistry for the Whole Family."

Hillcrest Care Center & Assisted Living
Located at 704 Cedar Avenue, the Hillcrest Care Center & Assisted Living is a 51-bed facility. The medicare-approved facility has both private and semi-private rooms as well as 10 new assisted living units

EMT Volunteer Staff
With up-to-date equipment, the EMT volunteer staff responds to emergency calls as needed. Phone 911

Providence Medical Center
The Providence Medical Center is a 30-bed acute hospital bed facility located at Wayne. With 24-hour emergency room service as well as specialty clinics (i.e., OBG/GYN; orthopedics oncology, heart, urology, cardiac; surgery)

Providence Therapy Clinic
Offering physical, occupational and speech therapy, the Providence Therapy Clinic is the FIRST Therapy center in the City of Laurel, the FIRST free-standing satellite facility for Providence Medical Center and, to date, the FIRST clinic of it's kind between Laurel and Yankton to offer aquatic therapy.

Aquatic Health Enhancement Program

  • 12 Session Package
  • 1st Session is with a Physical Therapist
  • Time: 1st appt = 1 hour All remaining appts = 30 minutes
  • Cost: $50 for the first package $40 for all packages following that don't require a therapist to meet with
  • Talk to the receptionist to schedule appointments

Providence Therapy Outreach Clinic
699 Cedar Avenue
Laurel, NE 68745
Phone: (402)256)-9551

Fees for the Fitness Center are $10.00 per month or $100.00 for the year.
Laurel-Concord Schools
Laurel, NE 68745
Contact: Scott Petersen, Activities Director for more Fitness Center information.

Academy of Natural Healing Arts
Located at 301 Hwy 15 East, the Academy of Natural Healing Arts offers a suite of services for those who elect natural therapies non-harmful to the body.

Services include: therapeutic drainage massage, chi, multiwave oscillator, rife therapy, homeopathic counseling, past life therapy, pendulum testing of motions, trauma's, vitamins, foods, and water.
By appointment only, phone 402-256-3585. E-mail:

Massage Therapy
Hands with Heart - Susan Wells LMT. Located at 113 E. Main St., therapy tailored each session to the client's needs. This may include Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue, Myofascial Massage, and Chinese Massage. Open Wednesday 1-8 p.m., phone 402-369-0910


United Lutheran Church
305 S. 3rd St.
Phone: 256-3622
Rev. Lynn Qualm

Immanuel Lutheran Church
303 Alma
Phone: 256-3314
Rev. Wm. Engebretsen


St. Mary’s Catholic Church
408 Elm St.
Phone: 256-3303
Fr. David Liewer

United Methodist Church
302 Elm St.
Phone: 256-3781
Rev. Jaime Farias


New Beginning Fellowship Church
513 W 3rd St.
Phone: 256-9144
Pastor Fern Mitchell

United Presbyterian Church
402 Wakefield
Phone: 256-3387
Rev. Dennis Hett

Logan Center United Methodist Church
57505 874 Rd
Phone: 256-3557
Rev. Jaime Farias

Clubs and Organizations

Laurel Chamber Community Club
Laurel Development Corporation
Lions Club
4-H Clubs
Laurel Ministerial Association
Laurel Senior Citizens Club
Tuesday Club
Community Learning Center
Friends of the Library
Masonic Lodge
Federated Women’s Club
VFW and Auxiliary
American Legion and Auxiliary
Boy and Girl Scouts
Garden Club
Various Creative and Special Interest Clubs
Community Fitness Center


Qwest Communications is the local exchange carrier in the Laurel area

Local Cell Phone Service is provided by US Cellular and Verizon.

Internet service is provided in Laurel by American Broadband and Qwest.

Wireless internet and cable service is provided by American Broadband

American Broadband recently laid fiber throughout Laurel along with cable and high speed internet they are now providing Laurel with telephone service.


Economic Development Coordinator
101 West Second Street, P.O. Box 248
Laurel, Nebraska 68745
(402) 256-9614 -