Wright County Newswire

Wright County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Wright County, MN.

Results 1 - 20 of 106 in Wright County, MN

  1. 5 Things to Know TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | KSTP

    A Wright County deputy, who is accused of driving to work with a 0.20 blood alcohol level, will be in court today. Canton was arrested Sept.


  2. Fraud hunter tracks welfare cheatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 | St. Cloud Times

    ... Goligowski said. Michael started in 1991 working for a private company doing fraud investigations, then as a Wright County fraud investigator from 2005-10. After being laid off due to budget cuts, she started her own company. To find out whether ...


  3. Introducing Deputy WarrenRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 11 | Maple Lake Messenger

    Maple Lake's newest patrol officer, Wright County Deputy Sheriff Daniel Warren, is pleased to have Maple Lake as part of his patrol territory.


  4. Hunting accident puts bullet in county leader's legRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 | City Pages

    ... Cruze says. "It appears to be accidental, but we're still trying to sort through that at this point." The Wright County Sheriff's Office is aiding the investigation, although there's no indication that any negligence charges could be brought, Cruze ...


  5. Armistice Day blizzard memoriesRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 7 | Herald Journal

    ... Minnesota," Genty said. "He ended up staying in a farmhouse for a few days because he couldn't make it back." Wright County Commissioner Dick Mattson was only about 5 years old, but one memory of that day is crystal clear. "We just about lost a ...


  6. Hutchinson Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Man's Disappearance & DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 30 | CBS Local

    MINNEAPOLIS - A Hutchinson man accused of killing a friend, and then covering up the crime, is going to prison. On Friday, a Wright County judge sentenced 28-year-old Robert Nuttall to 20 years behind bars.


  7. 'I'm Just Glad He's Gone': Neighbors On Person Of Interest In Wetterling CaseRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 29 | CBS Local

    ... The 52-year-old was arrested Wednesday night on charges of possessing child pornography. His neighbors in Wright County told WCCO-TV they have been waiting for something to happen. "He says, 'I thought that was all done and in the past, and now here ...


  8. County nearing completion of parks acquisitionRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 28 | Maple Lake Messenger

    It has been seven years since Wright County and the City of Monticello teamed up in an effort to purchase land for the Bertram Chain of Lakes Park. Parks Administrator Marc Mattice has been before the Wright County Board of Commissioners dozens of times in that span seeking authorization to apply for grant funding for the project.


  9. Minnesota sex offender found guilty in federal child porn caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | TwinCities

    ... in sex acts with minors. In December 1981, Furman pled guilty to fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct in Wright County for sexually abusing a 5-year-old girl who was in his care. In January of 1999, the defendant was convicted of first-degree ...


  10. DeZiel Heating and - SAir Conditioning, Inc. Serving Wright County...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Maple Lake Messenger

    Mike and Dana DeZiel have owned and operated DeZiel HVAC since 1997, serving Buffalo, Wright County and the West Metro area for over 18 years. High school sweethearts from Maple Lake, they started their business from their home but have grown to require a larger space and now occupy a new office building just south of the railroad tracks in Buffalo.


  11. Level 3 Predatory Offender relocated to Maple LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Maple Lake Messenger

    The Wright County Sheriff's Office is releasing this information pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 244.052 regarding a Level 3 Predatory Offender. James Anthony Sandberg was relocated to rural Maple Lake on Wednesday, October 7, 2015.


  12. Ace Bar hosting brewery bus tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | St. Cloud Times

    ... November 2013 near Buffalo Lake The brewery is considered the only of Buffalo's history and was the first in Wright County since the end of Prohibition. Third Street Brewhouse is the craft beer branch of the storied Cold Spring Brewing Co. in ...


  13. More zebra mussels found in lakes, but DNR says fight still manageable41 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed reports of zebra mussels in Lake John in Wright County and Bryant Lake in Eden Prairie.


  14. Man Pleads Guilty In Christopher Rossing's Disappearance, DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | CBS Local

    MINNEAPOLIS - A 28-year-old man pleaded guilty Friday in the disappearance and death of a 25-year-old Annandale man, according to the Wright County Attorney's Office. Robert Nuttall, of Hutchinson, was facing felony unintentional murder charges in Chris Rossing's death.


  15. Zebra mussels found in Wright County, Eden Prairie lakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | TwinCities

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed reports of zebra mussels in Lake John in Wright County and Bryant Lake in Eden Prairie. A citizen involved in a monitoring program reported a single zebra mussel in late September in Lake John, but subsequent surveys revealed a more widespread and established infestation throughout much of the lake.


  16. Wright County Authorities Recover Body From Mississippi RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    ... Office for an autopsy. The circumstances surrounding the death of the individual is under investigation by the Wright County Sheriff's Office. The family of Joseph Brunn will be addressed the media at 3:00 p.m. from their search headquarters near ...


  17. Body found in Mississippi River during search for missing 23-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | TwinCities

    Wright County authorities say a body has been recovered from the Mississippi River in an area of Otsego where searchers had been looking for a Monticello man who had been missing since Saturday. Sheriff Joe Hagerty says a man's body was pulled from the river about 11:30 a.m. Thursday.


  18. Things got less cheesy in Hasty 40 years agoRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2015 | St. Cloud Times

    ... It later became the Hasty Cheese Shop, which closed 40 years ago in 1975. Yet once upon a time, the small Wright County community - located about 19 miles southeast of St. Cloud - boasted a train depot, post office, dance hall, grocery store and ...


  19. Help Find Joe BrunnRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | KXXR-FM Minneapolis

    Last weekend, Joe Brunn left a friend's wedding reception at Boondox bar in Otsego and has not been seen since. If you have any information on the whereabouts of Joe, you are asked to call the Wright County Sheriff's Office.


  20. Missing Person: Joseph BrunnRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Maple Lake Messenger

    ... pounds, and wearing black/grey dress pants, light blue button-up dress shirt, and black shoes. Members of the Wright County Sheriff's Office Mounted Patrol, Recreational Services Unit, and Sheriff's Deputies will continue their search in the Otsego ...