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Posted on: March 26, 2019

General Juror Guidelines

More information about Jury Duty can be found at:  http://mncourts.gov/jurors.aspx

Court Administration

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Seeking Applicants For HHS & Mental Health Advisory Committees

WCHHS is seeking new members of the Health & Human Services Advisory Committee and the Mental Health Advisory Council. For more information, please see the HHS websiteTo apply for HHSAC, please complete the application hereTo apply for MHAC, please co...

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Health, Financial & Social Services

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

CSAH 11 Road Closure beginning September 9, 2019

On September 9-12, 2019 the Wright County Highway Department will be closing the following highway for culvert repairs:

  • CSAH 11: On September 9-12, 2019 beginning at 7:00am – CSAH 11 will be closed approximately 100 feet north of the intersection of CSAH 1...

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Highway Department
Posted on: August 7, 2019

County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 38 Construction Project Update

Work on County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 38 in Otsego, from Odean Avenue to TH 101, is nearing completion.

Some of the major construction operations remaining are curb and gutter, paving of the roadway and side streets, shaping and paving of the off-road tr...

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Highway Department
Posted on: August 2, 2019

Wright County Highway Closures for Culvert Repair and Replacement

NEWS RELEASE

August 13-14, 2019 the Wright County Highway Department will be closing the following highway for culvert repairs:

County Road 142:  On August 13, 2019 beginning at 7:00am - approximately ½ mile west of CR 100 will be closed...

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Highway Department
Posted on: July 25, 2019

County Road 113 & Braddock Ave NE Intersection Closure

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The intersection of County Road 113 (50th Street NE) and Braddock Ave NE in Buffalo Township will be closed beginning Monday, August 5, 2019 for an intersection safety improvement project.  The safety project will improve sight distance to the ea...

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CR 113 Closure Location Map Highway Department
Posted on: June 6, 2019

2019 Pavement Preservation Construction Update

2019 Pavement Preservation Construction Update

The 2019 Pavement Preservation Contract involves the following highways in Wright County: County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 5 from CSAH 35 to 37; CSAH 7 from State Highway 55 to CSAH 39; CSAH 35 from CSAH 4 to C...

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Highway Department
Posted on: March 28, 2019

Highway 38 Construction Project Update - Otsego, MN

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Work on County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 38 in Otsego, from Odean Avenue to TH 101, is scheduled to resume Monday, April 8, 2019. CSAH 38 will be closed to thru traffic from just east of O’Dean Avenue to Quaday Avenue. The prime contractor on thi...

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2019 Construction Detour Map Highway Department

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Disabled Veterans Duck Hunt

Wright County Parks is working with a number of partners to provide the 2019 Disabled Veterans Duck Hunt at Robert Ney Regional Park on October 5, 2019. The Veterans Duck Hunt originated 8 years ago with collaboration from Wright County Parks and Pheasant...

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Online Application Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 10, 2019

2019 Spring/Summer Parks & Recreation Projects

Montissippi Regional Park – An 18-hole disc golf course is being created at this popular 170-acre park near Monticello. Course features will include dual concrete tee pads and Mach 3 baskets. Trees throughout the park have been removed, not only...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 10, 2019

Summer Program and Activities - Wright County Parks

This summer the Wright County Parks Department will have plenty for you to enjoy, hiking, woodland flowers, biking, bird watching, and programs for the entire family. For information on all the activities, facilities and programs go to the Wright County P...

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Summer Programs Parks & Recreation

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Wright County Sheriff Activity Report for period ending August 19, 2019

On August 10, Michael Lee Stewart, 49, of Buffalo, was arrested in Maple Lake on the charge of 1st degree DWI.On August 10, Jamie Wayne Kasper, 21, of South Haven, was arrested in Silver Creek Township on the charge of 3rd degree DWI.On August 10, Zachary...

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Sheriff News Releases
Posted on: August 12, 2019

Wright County Sheriff Activity Report for period ending August 12, 2019

On August 5, Cassidy Jean Daniels-Schultz, 28, of Maplewood, was arrested in Silver Creek Township on the charge of 5th degree possession of a controlled substance and a Washington County warrant for 5th degree possession of a controlled substance.On Augu...

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Sheriff News Releases
Posted on: August 5, 2019

Wright County Sheriff Activity Report for period ending August 5, 2019

On July 28, Nichole Marie Gruenke, 29, of St. Cloud, was arrested in Annandale on the charge of 5th degree possession of a controlled substance, a Wright County warrant for storing methamphetamine in the presence of a child and a Scott County warrant for ...

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Sheriff News Releases
Posted on: July 29, 2019

Wright County Sheriff Activity Report for period ending July 29, 2019

On July 22, Luis Martin Mendoza Alarcon, 29, of Rockford, was arrested in Rockford on a Wright County warrant for 3rd degree criminal sexual conduct.On July 22, Maurice Edward Crumble Somerson, 30, of Waite Park, was arrested in Stearns County on a Wright...

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Sheriff News Releases
Posted on: July 22, 2019

Wright County Sheriff Activity Report for period ending July 22, 2019

On July 15, Yolanda Marshall, 40, no permanent address, was arrested in Scott County on a Wright County warrant for driving after revocation violations and a Redwood County warrant for 5th degree possession of a controlled substance.On July 15, Brenda Sue...

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Sheriff News Releases
Posted on: July 15, 2019

Wright County Sheriff Activity Report for period ending July 15, 2019

On July 8, Jeremy Michael Juliot, 26, of Otsego, was arrested in Otsego on the charge of 5th degree possession of a controlled substance.On July 8, Philip Benjamin, 32, of Onamia, was arrested in Mille Lacs County on a Wright County warrant for a drug vio...

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Sheriff News Releases
Posted on: July 8, 2019

Wright County Sheriff Activity Report for period ending July 8, 2019

On July 1, Brian Edward Fellows, 53, of Maple Lake, was arrested in Annandale on the charge of disorderly conduct.On July 1, Pamela Marie Wittner, 46, of Brooklyn Center, was arrested in Ramsey County on a Wright County warrant for 3rd degree sale of a co...

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Sheriff News Releases
Posted on: July 1, 2019

Wright County Sheriff Activity Report for period ending July 1, 2019

On June 23, Daniel Gerald Peterson, 35, of Silver Lake, was arrested in Monticello on a Wright County warrant for 5th degree possession of a controlled substance and a Hennepin County warrant for drug violations.On June 24, Matthew David Pink, 25, of Moor...

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Sheriff News Releases
Posted on: June 25, 2019

Wright County Sheriff Activity Report for period ending June 24, 2019

On June 16, Andrew William Scheie, 33, of Buffalo, was arrested in Buffalo on the charge of obstruction of legal process and a Wright County apprehension and detention order for 3rd degree DWI violations.On June 17, Teresa Jill Lehner, 47, of Monticello, ...

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Sheriff News Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Wright County Sheriff Activity Report for period ending June 17, 2019

On June 10, Brendan Andrew Durant, 18, of Maple Grove, was arrested in Otsego on the charge of 1st degree burglary.On June 10, Davion Masson Allyn, 18, of Coon Rapids, was arrested in Otsego on the charge of 1st degree burglary.On June 10, Amie Lynn Stier...

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Sheriff News Releases
Posted on: June 10, 2019

Wright County Sheriff Activity Report for period ending June 10, 2019 revised 6/11/19

On June 3, Brittany Ashley Eben, 26, of Chaska, was arrested in Blue Earth County on a Wright County warrant for 5th degree possession of a controlled substance violation.On June 3, David Willis Seigler, 63, of St. Paul, was arrested in Monticello on the ...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

County Board Active in Budget Sessions

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While budget analysis goes on throughout the year, the August budget sessions with commissioners and staff set the stage for the preliminary 2020 county budget due out in September. More fine-tuning happens in October and November in advance of the public...

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Wright County News
Posted on: August 16, 2019

County Highway 11 Road Closure beginning September 9, 2019

On September 9-12, 2019 the Wright County Highway Department will be closing the following highway for culvert repairs:

  • CSAH 11: On September 9-12, 2019 beginning at 7:00am – CSAH 11 will be closed approximately 100 feet north of the intersection of CSAH 1...

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Wright County News
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Shoe Drive to Benefit Suicide Prevention Programs

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Central MN Mental Health Center (CMMHC) is collecting new and gently used shoes to help raise money for ongoing suicide prevention and awareness efforts. Collection boxes are in the lobbies of the Government Center and Health Services Center in Buffalo fr...

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Wright County News
Posted on: August 7, 2019

County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 38 Construction Project Update

Work on County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 38 in Otsego, from Odean Avenue to TH 101, is nearing completion.

Some of the major construction operations remaining are curb and gutter, paving of the roadway and side streets, shaping and paving of the off-road tr...

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Wright County News
Posted on: August 2, 2019

Wright County Highway Closures for Culvert Repair and Replacement

NEWS RELEASE

August 13-14, 2019 the Wright County Highway Department will be closing the following highway for culvert repairs:

County Road 142:  On August 13, 2019 beginning at 7:00am - approximately ½ mile west of CR 100 will be closed...

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Wright County News
Posted on: July 30, 2019

Hwy 25 – Buffalo to Montrose Roadwork Begins Early August

MnDOT Roadwork on Highway 25 begins early August.

Hwy 25 will close to through traffic and detour between Buffalo and Montrose between early August and mid-October, 2019. Seek alternative routes, or use the signed detour along Wright County Rd 12 and Hwy 1...

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Wright County News
Posted on: July 25, 2019

County Road 113 & Braddock Ave NE Intersection Closure

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The intersection of County Road 113 (50th Street NE) and Braddock Ave NE in Buffalo Township will be closed beginning Monday, August 5, 2019 for an intersection safety improvement project.  The safety project will improve sight distance to the ea...

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CR 113 Closure Location Map Wright County News
Posted on: July 19, 2019

County Seeks Bids on Tactical Training Facility

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NOTICE TO QUALIFIED CONTRACTORS – Wright County will be receiving sealed bids for the Wright County Tactical Training Facility. The Bid Package includes ten (10) Bid Categories.

Sealed bids will be received at Wright County Administration Office,...

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Wright County News
Posted on: July 5, 2019

County Seeks Bids on Government Center Project

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Bid documents are now available for the Government Center building project. An advertisement for bids is being published in the paper of record, and posted on the County's website. 

Sealed bid proposals are to be submitted by 2 p.m. Aug. 1. A pre-...

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Wright County News
Posted on: June 21, 2019

How to Report Assistance Fraud

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Assistance programs often provide a bridge between difficult times and better times in people’s lives. These programs exist to help people with true needs. One of the challenges of providing services is identifying people who misuse or manipulat...

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Wright County News
Posted on: June 11, 2019

Law firm finds petition did not meet statute requirements

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Officials in the Wright County Auditor/Treasurers office received a 739-page document on May 29. The County understood the intent of this petition was to invoke the “reverse referendum” provision as stated in MN Statute Section 373.40 ...

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Wright County News
Posted on: June 10, 2019

Public can subscribe for I-94 project updates

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At a recent Highway 25 Coalition meeting, Claudia DuMont from the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) stated that the bid on the third lane of the I-94 Clearwater project came in very high, so it will be further reviewed. MnDOT has 30 days to d...

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Wright County News
Posted on: June 6, 2019

2019 Pavement Preservation Construction Update

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The 2019 Pavement Preservation Contract involves the following highways in Wright County: County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 5 from CSAH 35 to 37; CSAH 7 from State Highway 55 to CSAH 39; CSAH 35 from CSAH 4 to CR 109; CSAH 39 from State Highway 24 ...

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Wright County News
Posted on: June 7, 2019

Master Naturalist course registration opens

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Registration is open for a six-day Minnesota Master Naturalist volunteer training course starting Aug. 12 at Wright County’s Robert Ney Memorial Park Reserve near Maple Lake.

The 40-hour course focuses on the Big Woods, Big Rivers biome and its p...

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Wright County News
Posted on: June 5, 2019

Seeking Applicants For HHS & Mental Health Advisory Committees

WCHHS is seeking new members for the Health & Human Services Advisory Committee and the Mental Health Advisory Council. For more information, please see the HHS websiteTo apply for HHSAC, please complete the application hereTo apply for MHAC, please c...

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Wright County News
Posted on: May 29, 2019

County technology team leads projects that impact public

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Technology moves fast, and that can be a challenge for multi-layered organizations like county government. Wright County's Information Technology Dept. leads projects that directly impact service to the public, while supporting many internal systems. High...

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Wright County News
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Government Center Bonding - Claims and Facts

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The Wright County Board of Commissioners’ approval of building bonds for a new Government Center building and Tactical Training Facility at its April 30 meeting has generated discussions and comments among the public. Several claims have been made on soci...

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Wright County News
Posted on: April 18, 2019

DNR rejects expanded 2019 boat inspection program

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At this week’s Wright County Board of Commissioners meeting, Chairman Darek Vetsch shared a letter from the Department of Natural Resources which rejected the County’s proposed 2019 boat inspection program.

“Wright Regional In...

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Wright County News
Posted on: March 28, 2019

Highway 38 Construction Project Update - Otsego, MN

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Work on County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 38 in Otsego, from Odean Avenue to TH 101, is scheduled to resume Monday, April 8, 2019. CSAH 38 will be closed to thru traffic from just east of O’Dean Avenue to Quaday Avenue. The prime contractor on this project ...

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2019 Construction Detour Map Wright County News
Posted on: December 11, 2018

Driving tips for roundabouts

Mini Roundabout

The center portion of a mini roundabout is called a truck apron. While cars navigating the turns should remain in their lanes, trucks use this space to accommodate their turning radius. 

Remember to always yield to pedestrians in the crosswalk, yi...

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Wright County News
Posted on: June 29, 2018

Justice Center construction on live video

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The new Justice Center is co-located with the existing Law Enforcement Center and jail for secure inmate transfer to courts. The 150,562 sq. ft. facility includes nine advanced-technology courtrooms. The building also features full security screening, dir...

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Wright County News
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Longer wait times at the License Bureau are the new normal

BUFFALO, MN -- Renewing one’s driver’s license used to be a quick errand to do during lunch. Those days are likely gone, say officials at the Wright County License Bureau.

Why is the wait so long? Previously, the County License Bureau t...

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Wright County News
Posted on: November 7, 2018

Election Results

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Find Wright County results in County, City, Township, School District and other races by clicking this link.

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Wright County News
Posted on: October 10, 2018

2019 County Budget Presentation

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Wright County Commissioners have been presenting the 2019 Preliminary Budget at various meetings throughout the county.See the 2019 preliminary budget slideshow

You can also read the details in the press release below:

Wright County Board Approves Prelimina...

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