News Flash

Posted on: April 23, 2019

Roadside Spraying

Beginning on May 28, 2019 the Wright County Highway Department, as part of its vegetation management program, will be scheduling some roadside vegetation work along all Wright County highways. The unwanted brush and noxious weeds will be cut and/or treate...

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Wright County News
Posted on: April 22, 2019

County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 9 Construction Project Update

County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 9 Construction Project Update

Work on County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 9 in Waverly, from Atlantic Avenue to North Shore Drive, is scheduled to resume Thursday April 25, 2019. CSAH 9 will be closed to thru traffic in this are...

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Wright County News
Posted on: April 19, 2019

New family home visiting grants to improve lives, save money in Wright County and across state

On April 18, 2019 the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) announced a new round of grant funding that will help local partners offer new or expanded home visiting services in 22 counties, three tribal nations and 13 non-profit agencies.

The new round of g...

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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: April 8, 2019

K-9 Teams Earn High Scores in Competition

K9 Trials March 2019

On Sunday April 4, the Wright County Sheriff's Office K-9 teams took part in narcotics location trials in Grand Rapids. As a department, the Wright County Sheriff’s Office took first place overall. Both Wright County K-9 teams scored ve...
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Wright County News
Posted on: April 4, 2019

Property Tax Valuation Notices mailed, meetings set

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 The 2019 Valuation Notices were mailed to Wright County property owners recently. The light blue notices were sent in white window envelopes. These notices are intended to notify property owners of the 2019 estimated market value and classificat...

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Wright County News
Posted on: April 3, 2019

Updated Public Hearing Date Set

After the close of the April 2 Wright County Board of
Commissioners meeting, Wright County Administration was notified that anupcoming public hearing notice was mistakenly omitted by newspaper staff. To
meet publication requirements, the public hearin...

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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: March 26, 2019

Water recedes, CSAH 36 in Otsego Now Open

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As of 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, flood waters have receded and CSAH 36 in Otsego is now open.  One road is closed and two roads remain on the watch list of possible flooded roadways.

MAP OF ROAD CLOSURES - Updated 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 3

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Wright County News
Posted on: April 3, 2019

Celebrate National Public Health Week by serving your community

National Public Health Week

It's National Public Health Week and you can take an active role in promoting the health of your community. Wright County is seeking citizens to serve on the Public Health Task Force. Meetings are scheduled for the second Monday of the month at 9 a.m. at ...

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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 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: 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
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

Voting Sticker

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