Health, Financial & Social Services

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Posted on: September 15, 2014

CodeRED® Emergency Alert System

Wright County has a new rapid emergency notification service called CodeRED®. The new system will distribute emergency messages via telephone to targeted areas or the entire county at a rate of 1,000 calls per minute. CodeRED® employs a one-of-...Read on...

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Highway Department

2 Stories
Posted on: September 18, 2014

Hwy 12 Lane Closure West of Delano

Beginning Wed, Sep 24, Hwy 12 west of Delano will be be reduced intermittently to a single lane during non-rush hours for improvements to the road. All lanes of Hwy 12 will re-open in mid-Oct. Pls contact the City of Delano for more info: 763-972-0550

Posted on: June 6, 2014

Unauthorized Signs Not Allowed in the Right of Way

"As the weather warms, we usually see a significant increase in advertising signs and items for sale placed illegally along county roadways," said Virgil Hawkins, Wright County’s Highway Engineer.

According to Minnesota State Statute, placin...Read on...


Sheriff News Releases

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Posted on: October 1, 2014

Middleville Township railroad incident

Sheriff Joe Hagerty reports that on October 1, 2014, at approximately 2:35am the Wright County Sheriff’s Office communications center received a report of a trespasser on the railroad tracks near County Road 5 SW and 51st St SW in Middleville Township. Bu...Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2014

Wright County Sheriff Activity Report for period ending September 29, 2014

On September 22, John Charles Patnode, 49, of St. Michael, was arrested in Buffalo on the charge of violation of a domestic abuse no contact order.

On September 22, Chelsea Elizabeth Roley, 24, of Monticello, was arrested in Buffalo on a Wright County ...Read on...

Posted on: September 12, 2014

Christopher Rossing Missing Person Update

Sheriff Joe Hagerty reports that there have been two arrests made in relation to the Christopher Rossing missing person case.

On Tuesday, August 26th, the Wright County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by family members of Christopher Rossing who advise...Read on...

Butcher and Nuttall booking photos
Posted on: September 23, 2014

MN DNR Youth Safety Education Class hosted by Wright County Sheriff's Office

The Class is Now Full. Please check back for additional classes spring of 2015.

The Wright County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a MN DNR Youth ATV Safety Education class on October 4th, 2014. This class is open to kids ages 11 to 15. Registration mu...Read on...

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Wright County News

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Posted on: September 29, 2014

Community Listening Session on Wright County's Human Services Department

A Community Listening Session will be held October 16th at the Monticello Community Center for residents who would like to provide feedback on Wright County’s Human Services Department. The two hour session will start at 6:30 pm. Fill out the survey

Posted on: September 16, 2014

Kids Safe Online Poster Contest

MN.IT Services sponsors the annual Minnesota Kids Safe Online Poster Contest. The contest allows kids to creatively share their knowledge about Internet safety.

Winning entries of the Minnesota contest are sent forward to a national competition sponso...Read on...

MN.IT Kids Safe Program
Posted on: September 15, 2014

CodeRED® Emergency Alert System

Wright County has a new rapid emergency notification service called CodeRED®. The new system will distribute emergency messages via telephone to targeted areas or the entire county at a rate of 1,000 calls per minute. CodeRED® employs a one-of-...Read on...

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Posted on: September 15, 2014

Request for Proposals-Active Transportation Plan for Benton, Sherburne, Stearns and Wright Counties

The Public Health Departments of Benton, Sherburne, Stearns and Wright County have partnered together under the Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP) grant on a regional active transportation effort. We are seeking proposals to develop a Regional Ac...Read on...

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Posted on: September 19, 2014

Got a great Wright County photo?

The county is looking for photos to spruce up the new website. We are especially interested in photos of recognizable features within the county, but all photos submitted will be considered. Use the Help for Wright County Residents Affected by June 2014 Floods

Minnesota Housing provides loans up to $70,000 if your home or rental property was damaged in the June floods. Funds are for capital improvements that return the home to pre-disaster or comparable condition.

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