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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Spring Load Restrictions Begin on Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

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Spring Load Restrictions will go into effect on the Wright County Highway system beginning Tuesday, March 19, 2019.  A map showing the load postings for each highway on the Wright County Highway system can be found by clicking a link on the follo...

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

2019 Highway 55 (Annandale to Buffalo) Informational Open Houses

2019 Highway 55 (Annandale to Buffalo) Informational Open Houses

Residents invited to learn about 2019 Highway 55 Annandale-to-Buffalo construction plans at three open houses

Construction and first detour begin in April/May

Those who travel Highway 55 betwee...

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

Wright County Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP)

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Thank you to those who attended the Wright County Long Range Transportation Plan Open House public meeting held last Thursday, February 21, 2019. We had a great turnout and appreciate all that took time out of their busy schedules to learn about the lates...

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Long Range Transportation Plan Open House Info. Highway Department
Posted on: August 24, 2018

CSAH 38 Construction Project UPDATE

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 scheduled to begin the first part of September 2018. The prime contractor on this project is Fehn Companies...

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County Highway 38 Detoure Map - 2018 Work Zone Highway Department

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

Wright County Sheriff Activity Report for period ending March 25, 2019

On March 18, Nathan Robert Guptill, 32, of Spicer, was arrested in Kandiyohi County on a Wright County warrant for 3rd degree possession of a controlled substance violation.On March 18, Adam John Morton, 36, no permanent address, was arrested in Anoka Cou...

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Sheriff News Releases
Posted on: March 18, 2019

Wright County Sheriff Activity Report for period ending March 18, 2019

On March 11, Jeremy Craig Stewart Marshall, 39, of Litchfield, was arrested in Clearwater on the charge of 5th degree possession of a controlled substance.On March 11, Kristina Marie Krone, 38, of Pine City, was arrested in Kanabec County on a Wright Coun...

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Sheriff News Releases
Posted on: March 11, 2019

Wright County Sheriff Activity Report for period ending March 11, 2019

On March 4, Nicholas Alvin Knife, 28, of Blaine, was arrested in Anoka County on a Wright County warrant for 5th degree possession of a controlled substance and a Washington County warrant for possession of burglary tools.On March 4, Holly Lynn Faulkner, ...

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Sheriff News Releases
Posted on: March 4, 2019

Wright County Sheriff Activity Report for period ending March 4, 2019

On February 25, Sharif Abdur-Rahman, 42, of Moose Lake, was arrested in Carlton County on a Wright County warrant for counterfeiting of currency.On February 25, Haily Spring Loycano, 21, of Bloomington, was arrested in Hennepin County on a Wright County w...

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Sheriff News Releases
Posted on: February 25, 2019

Wright County Sheriff Activity Report for period ending February 25, 2019

On February 18, Joshua Travis Hughes, 42, of Winsted, was arrested in Cokato on the charge of false information to law enforcement and a Wright County warrant for 5th degree possession of a controlled substance violation.On February 18, Christina Marie Th...

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Sheriff News Releases
Posted on: February 19, 2019

Wright County Sheriff Activity Report for period ending February 18, 2019

On February 11, Christopher Joel Case, 35, of Silver Lake, was arrested in Sibley County on a Wright County warrant for 1st degree criminal sexual conduct violations.On February 11, Melanie Ann Orme, 32, of Minneapolis, was arrested in Anoka County on a W...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

County Ditch #10 Repair Report

The Wright County Board of Commissioners acting as the Drainage Authority for County Ditch #10 will hold a public hearing on April 10th, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. at the Wright County Highway Department Building located at 3600 Braddock Avenue NE Buffalo, MN 5531...

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Wright County News
Posted on: March 21, 2019

Board moves expanded boat inspection plan forward

At the March 19
Wright County Board of Commissioners meeting, the commissioners voted 3-2 to moveforward with an expanded boat inspection plan to combat the spread of invasive
species. More than 300 letters were received by the County prior to the mee...

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Wright County News
Posted on: March 25, 2019

2019 Property Tax Statements

Wright County has mailed the 2019 Tax Statements for real and personal property.  If you are a Wright County Property Taxpayer and do not receive yours, please call the Auditor-Treasurer's Office at 763-682-7573 or 763-682-7590 or click the follo...

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Wright County News
Posted on: March 18, 2019

Flood Preparation Resources

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With record snow amounts and warming temperatures, residents should prepare and plan for potential flooding. There are multiple resources available to help reduce risks should flooding occur.

Know the terms used to describe flood threats:

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Wright County News
Posted on: March 11, 2019

2019 Highway 55 (Annandale to Buffalo) Informational Open Houses

Residents invited to learn about 2019 Highway 55 Annandale-to-Buffalo construction plans at three open houses

Construction and first detour begin in April/May

Those who travel Highway 55 between Annandale and Buffalo are encouraged to attend one of three pu...

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Wright County News
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Redetermination of Benefits on County Ditch 10

The following Viewers Report was submitted by Ron Ringquist
and his team of viewers’ from the Minnesota Drainage Viewers Association. Thisreport follows the requirements set out by Minnesota Statute 103E.351 to
appoint three disinterested vie...

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Wright County News
Posted on: March 14, 2019

Spring Load Restrictions Begin on Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

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Spring Load Restrictions will go into effect on the Wright County Highway system beginning Tuesday, March 19, 2019.  A map showing the load postings for each highway on the Wright County Highway system can be found by clicking a link on the follo...

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

UCare Grant Awarded to HHS

Wright County Health & Human Services was awarded $12,900 for withdrawal management (detox) costs from a recent UCare grant. UCare’s mission is to improve the health of members through innovative services and partnerships across communities....

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Wright County News
Posted on: March 7, 2019

Board reviewing proposed plans for 2019 AIS inspection program

The Wright Regional Inspection Program was created as a pilot project in 2018 to combat the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species in select Wright County lakes. On Feb. 26, the Wright Soil & Water Conservation District submitted a revised plan for 2019 w...

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Wright County News
Posted on: March 5, 2019

Building Options for Government Center

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In the past 12-14 months, the Wright County Board of Commissioners has researched and reviewed several plans to address future building needs in the County. See a summary of their work in this presentation.

Building Options Presentation

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Wright County News
Posted on: February 27, 2019

Wright County Hires Firm for IT Director Search

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Wright County has begun the search
for an Information Technology Director, a position that opened in earlyFebruary when the previous director took a role in a different organization.
This position is a significant one for the County, with several long...

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Wright County News
Posted on: February 25, 2019

Wright County Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP)

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Thank you to those who attended the Wright County Long Range Transportation Plan Open House public meeting held last Thursday, February 21, 2019. We had a great turnout and appreciate all that took time out of their busy schedules to learn about the lates...

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Posted on: January 28, 2019

Tips for Driving Near Snow Plows

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The Wright County Highway Department would like to remind citizens to be cautious when driving near snowplows. Last year in Minnesota alone, there were 58 reported vehicle crashes involving snowplows. Most crashes are due to following a snowplow too close...

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Wright County News
Posted on: December 11, 2018

Driving tips for roundabouts

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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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Wright County News
Posted on: August 24, 2018

CSAH 38 Construction Project UPDATE

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 scheduled to begin the first part of September 2018. The prime contractor on this project is Fehn Companies...

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