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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: 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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Highway Department
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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Highway Department

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Request for Bids: Habitat Restoration & Management Services

The Wright County Parks and Recreation Department is soliciting sealed proposals for Habitat Restoration & Management services which includes site preparation, tree removal, vegetative restoration and establishment period management of various habitat...

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Full RFP Documents Parks & Recreation
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Collinwood Regional Park & Campground Seasonal Site

The Wright County Parks & Recreation Department has three seasonal campsites available at Collinwood Park & Campground for the 2020 season. The three available sites are numbers 4,22, & 25. Each site has a 30 amp breaker and water available, n...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 2, 2019

Winter Programs

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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Winter Program Brochure Parks & Recreation

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Wright County Sheriff Activity Report for period ending December 9, 2019

On December 1, Travis John McLain, 30, of Delano, was arrested in Buffalo on the charges of 3rd degree burglary and theft.On December 1, Samantha Jo Kathleen Welter, 31, of Buffalo, was arrested in Buffalo on the charge of 1st degree burglary.On December ...

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Sheriff News Releases
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Wright County Sheriff Activity Report for period ending December 2, 2019

On November 25, Tanner Charles Lynn, 26, of St. Michael, was arrested in Buffalo on a Wright County warrant for 5th degree assault violations.On November 25, Abdiaziz Osman Mohamed, 20, of St. Cloud, was arrested in Buffalo on a Wright County warrant for ...

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Sheriff News Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2019

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

On November 18, Harold Leonard Ryan, 41, of St. Paul, was arrested in St. Michael on a Ramsey County warrant for domestic assault.On November 18, Turner Ray Quilling, 25, of Otsego, was arrested in Anoka County on a Wright County warrant for 5th degree po...

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Sheriff News Releases
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Methamphetamine manufacturing materials located in Monticello

On Saturday, November 16th around 7:50am Wright County deputies were called to a drug complaint near the intersection of 90th St NE and Haug Ave NE in Monticello Township. During the investigation deputies located items and chemicals consistent with those...

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Sheriff News Releases
Posted on: November 18, 2019

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

On November 11, Darrell Frank Keith Dunlap, 28, of St. Cloud, was arrested in Stearns County on a Wright County apprehension and detention order for 1st degree DWI violations.On November 11, Kiah Kay Lewis, 28, of Coon Rapids, was arrested in Stearns Coun...

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Sheriff News Releases
Posted on: November 12, 2019

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

On November 4, James Russell McAllister, 31, of Anoka, was arrested in Hennepin County on a Wright County warrant for 4th degree DWI violations.On November 4, Eric Scott Vansteenwyk, 38, of Big Lake, was arrested in St. Michael on a Hennepin County warran...

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Sheriff News Releases
Posted on: November 4, 2019

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

On October 28, Meghann Alice Meyer, 27, of Princeton, was arrested in Morrison County on Wright County warrants for violation of no contact orders and a MN Department of Correction warrant for a parole violation.On October 28, Andrew Thomas Leverenz, 36, ...

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Sheriff News Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2019

Wright County Sheriff Activity Report for period ending October 28, 2019

On October 21, Anthony Allen Fokken, 45, of Bloomington, was arrested in Hennepin County on a Wright County warrant for violation of an order for protection.On October 21, Matthew William Morse, 42, of Buffalo, was arrested in Sherburne County on a Wright...

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Sheriff News Releases
Posted on: October 21, 2019

Wright County Sheriff Activity Report for period ending October 21, 2019

On October 14, Devin Jarid Vu, 22, of Savage, was arrested in Scott County on a MN Department of Corrections apprehension and detention order for stalking violations.On October 14, Veronica Anne Lawrence, 30, of Rockford, was arrested in Hennepin County o...

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Sheriff News Releases
Posted on: October 14, 2019

Wright County Sheriff Activity Report for period ending October 14, 2019

On October 7, Paul Michael Adams, 37, of Rice, was arrested in Mille Lacs County on a Wright County warrant for 5th degree possession of a controlled substance violation.On October 7, Shannon Marie Dimond, 38, of St. Paul, was arrested in Buffalo on a Wri...

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Sheriff News Releases
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Wright County Sheriff Activity Report for period ending October 7, 2019

On September 30, Darin Winfield Orr, 53, of Scottsdale, AZ, was arrested in Buffalo on a Wright County warrant for terroristic threat violations.On October 1, Sabina Marie Coolen, 39, of buffalo, was arrested in Buffalo on a Wright County warrant for 5th ...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

CP Holiday Train Making Stops in Buffalo and Annandale Thursday

An annual holiday tradition will be making a pair of stops in Wright County Thursday, as the CP (Canadian Pacific) Holiday Train rolls on its annual journey from Montreal to Calgary.

The train will be making stops in Buffalo and Annandale. The train is sch...

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Wright County News
Posted on: December 10, 2019

County Residents Can Take Part In Audubon Society's Annual Bird Count

Nature lovers in Wright County can join up with bird
enthusiasts (birders) across the Western Hemisphere Jan. 4 to take part in the120th Annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC), a scientific outreach study
for the National Audubon Society.

This year&rsqu...

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Wright County News
Posted on: December 10, 2019

Sign Up for Free Alerts of County News and Programs

Want to have your devices connected to Wright County
events or programs of interest to you? You’re only a couple of clicks away withthe county’s Notify Me system, which is located on the county’s homepage at www.co.wright....

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Wright County News
Posted on: December 9, 2019

Snow Creates Road Issues

The worst of Monday’s early morning snow that slowed traffic on the morning commute to work and school has passed through Wright County and, for an event that hit its hardest in the county over the morning rush hour, limited damage from the stor...

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Wright County News
Posted on: December 6, 2019

Several Elections Coming in 2020

As the days tick down to close out 2019, the Wright
County Auditor/Treasurer’s Office is preparing for what is going to be one ofthe busiest election cycles the county has ever experienced.

The department will oversee six different elections &...

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Wright County News
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.

T...

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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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Schedule an appointment Wright County News
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 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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Additional Info... Wright County News
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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Additional Info... Wright County News
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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Additional Info... Wright County News
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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