News Flash

Posted on: December 5, 2019

Filing Period Opens for House District 30A Vacancy

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has issued a Writ of Special Election to fill a vacancy in the Minnesota House of Representatives District 30A caused by the resignation of Rep. Nick Zerwas. House District 30A represents portions of Wright and Sherburne counties.

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Wright County News
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Bid Call for County's 2020 Publications & Alternate Bid

The Wright County Auditor/Treasurer will receive sealed bids for the legal publication of the Annual Financial Statement (1st & 2nd publication), Delinquent Taxes and all Legal Public Notes/Publications as required by M.S. 331A and 375.12.  A...

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Wright County News
Posted on: December 3, 2019

Election Judges Needed!

Attention Wright County residents!  Election Judges are needed to help administer elections in Wright County!  Election Judges are temporary, paid employees trained to handle all aspects of voting at the polling place on election day. Be...

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Wright County News
Posted on: December 3, 2019

County Fair to Be Free For Kids in 2020

The 150th anniversary of the Wright County
Fair is still eight months away (July 22-26, 2020), but the preparation isalready taking place and the Wright County Fair Board made a decision Monday
night that will be good news for young people attending t...

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Wright County News
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Wright County Compost & Recycling Facility - On-line Appointment Scheduling

Wright County residents can now schedule their own appointments to drop off materials by using the On-line Scheduling area on the Compost & Recycling Facility webpage, instead of calling for an appointment.  With a little typing and a couple ...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Important Property Tax Homestead Notice

Please contact your county assessor to file a homestead application on or before December 15, 2019, if one of the following applies:

  • You purchased a property in the past year and you, or a qualifying relative, occupy the property for homestead purposes on ...
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Wright County News
Posted on: October 24, 2019

County Highway 39 Improvement Project (Odean Ave to CSAH 42)

Project Background

County Highway 39 provides east-west mobility and connectivity through the northern part of Wright County from Monticello to Highway 101 in Otsego.  As with the Twin Cities metropolitan region, Wright County and the surrounding ...

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Wright County News
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Extra Caution Needed On Roadways During Harvest Season

The Wright County Highway Department would like to remind Wright County citizens to use extra caution on county highways now that farmers are in the fields harvesting and using the roadways to transport crops and equipment from the fields to grain elevato...

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Wright County News
Posted on: October 14, 2019

Long Range Transportation Plan Adoption

On September 17, 2019 the Wright County Board of Commissioners adopted the Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP), a document that will prepare the County’s transportation system for continued growth and corresponding travel needs over the next 2...

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Wright County News
Posted on: October 2, 2019

Color Me Fall at Bertram Chain of Lakes

Join us for a free family fun day at Bertram on October 12 from 10am to 1pm! There will be hay rides, fall games, archery, crafts, a campfire, and more! Food will be available for purchase. Print out and color the flyer for a chance to win a prize!Sponsor...

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

Wright County Parks & Recreation Winter Programs

The Wright County Parks Department is now taking registration for our Winter programs! Don't miss any of these opportunities to visit Robert Ney Memorial Park Reserve this winter. We have programs ranging from Dog Sledding to Buckthorn Hiking Sticks with ...

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Which Commissioner District do you live in?

Map district search

A new map feature to more easily find the County Commissioner representing your district is now available on the Wright County website. 

 On the Board of Commissioners page, look for the option titled "Find Your District&quo...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

DNR rejects expanded 2019 boat inspection program

Boat inspection

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: 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

Justice Center rendering

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