Highway Department

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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 27, 2014

Monticello Township Motor Vehicle Accident with Injuries

Sheriff Joe Hagerty reports that on Saturday, October 25th, at approximately 7:30pm the Wright County Communications Center received a call of a two vehicle accident with injuries at the intersection of Co Rd 39 NE and Aetna Ave NE. Upon arrival deputies ...Read on...

Posted on: October 27, 2014

Wright County Sheriff Activity Report for period ending October 27, 2014

On October 20, Gregory Walter Bakke, 36, of Pine River, was arrested in Crow Wing County on a Wright County warrant for driving after cancellation inimical to public safety.

On October 20, Adam Michael Blesi, 31, of Pease, was arrested in St. Michael o...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2014

Controlled Substance Search Warrant in City of Maple Lake

Sheriff Hagerty reports that on Wednesday October 22nd at approximately 10:40 AM the Wright County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant for controlled substances at 233 Birch Ave S, in the City of Maple Lake. Four adults and two children were home at...Read on...


Wright County News

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Posted on: October 10, 2014

Wright Mental Health "Talk About It" Campaign Contest

This contest is for Wright County High School Students. Create a public service announcement in a DVD format lasting approximately 2 – 3 minutes, which focuses on mental health. See attached Contest Criteria and Entry Form for more details.

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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

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.

Any photographs selected will include an acknowledgement of t...Read on...

Submit a Photograph