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Benton County's Location in Minnesota

Established in 1849, Benton is one of the original nine Minnesota counties.

Area: 408 Square Miles
Congressional District: 6
US Census Population (2010): 38,451
County Seat: Foley
Largest City: Sauk Rapids

Benton County is part of the St. Cloud Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Benton County Vision:

Benton County strives to deliver efficient and effective services that will improve the lives of our residents, doing so in a fiscally responsible way.

Benton County Mission:

  • Provide excellent service
  • Make Benton County a great place to live and work, a great place to call home
  • Help our business community prosper
  • Keep the cost of government down through innovation, collaboration and technology

  • March 15, 2016

 

Advertisement for Bids

06/23/2017 -

Sealed bid proposals will be received until 10:00 CST on July 21, 2017, at the Benton County Public Works Building,
PO Box 247, 7752 Hwy 25 NE, Foley, MN 56329 by Karri Thorsten, County Auditor/Treasurer of Benton County, for
Bituminous Reclamation, Surfacing & Culvert Replacement of CSAH 13 between CSAH 3 and TH 25.


Bid for Repair of County Ditch 13 and County Ditch 15

06/07/2017 -

Sealed bid proposals will be received until 10:00 AM on Friday, June 23, 2017, at the Benton County Public Works Building, PO Box 247, 7752 Hwy 25 NE Foley, MN 56329 by Karri Thorsten, County Auditor/Treasurer of Benton County, for the Repair of County Ditch 13 and County Ditch 15.


A Resolution to Set Public Hearings on a Proposal to Make the Benton County Recorder Position Appointed

06/06/2017 -

A Resolution to Set Public Hearings on a Proposal to Make the Benton County Recorder Position Appointed


ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

06/02/2017 -

Sealed bid proposals will be received until 10:00 CST on June 30, 2017, at the Benton County Public Works Building, PO Box 247, 7752 Hwy 25 NE, Foley, MN 56329 by Karri Thorsten, County Auditor/Treasurer of Benton County, for the Bituminous Overlay of CSAH 14 From CR 65 to CSAH 22, CSAH 25 From CSAH 4 to CR 43 & Various Locations


Benton County Becoming a Tobacco-Free Workplace June 1st

05/31/2017 -

As of June 1st, Benton County will become a tobacco-free workplace.


New All-Way Stop in Rice

05/19/2017 -

On Monday May 22, 2017 crews will be installing “STOP AHEAD” messages and new “STOP” signs at the intersection of CSAH 2 & CSAH 21 in Rice.  This intersection is on the east side of MNTH 10.  Once the work is completed the intersection will be an 3-direction all-way stop. 


Road Closed

05/19/2017 -

On Monday May 22, 2017 County Road 55 (NE River Road) will be closed to facilitate construction on the railroad crossing.  Expect the road to be closed for up to two weeks, weather dependent. 


PACE Press Release

02/24/2017 -

Benton County announces new financing tool for energy efficiency & renewable energy improvements.