News Flash

Posted on: November 18, 2019

County and Court Offices Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving Holiday

Wright County and Court offices will be closed on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29, 2019 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Doors will reopen at 8:00 A.M. on Monday, December 2nd.

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: November 4, 2019

County Highway 17 Closure, City of Delano Flood Control Project

County Highway 17 (River Street), just north of US Highway 12 Overpass, will be closed starting today, November 4, 2019 to install sheet piling along a short segment of river shoreline. The project will serve two purposes:

1: It will stabilize the...

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Wright County News
Posted on: November 1, 2019

County Highway 17 Closure, City of Delano - Culvert Replacement Project

County Highway 17 (River Street), just north of County Highway 30, will be closed for replacement of a collapsed culvert beginning on Monday, November 11, 2019.

The scope of work for this project will include bituminous pavement removal of roadway...

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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 4, 2019

County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 39 Construction Project Update

Pavement preservation and turn lane work continues along County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 39 from Monticello to Otsego.

Below is a two week “look ahead” for the work along CSAH 39 from Monticello to CSAH 19 (Labeaux Ave.) and then from C...

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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: September 15, 2019

CSAH 39 – PAVEMENT PRESERVATION AND RESTRIPING SAFETY PROJECT (Hart Blvd. in Monticello to Odean)

Construction began September 17, 2019 and will be completed by early-November, weather permitting.  Work will include pavement preservation and re-striping for a continuous two-way center left-turn lane (TWLTL). The project will also include mino...

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Wright County News
Posted on: August 20, 2019

County Board Active in Budget Sessions

Budget binder

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: June 21, 2019

How to Report Assistance Fraud

Dollars

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 10, 2019

Public can subscribe for I-94 project updates

Road work close

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: 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