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Posted on: June 23, 2022

Absentee Voting Period

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Absentee Voting Period for the 2022 State Primary Election-June 24th through August 8th:

 

In-person absentee voting will occur at the following locations:

 

All Benton County Residents

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Benton County Fee Schedule Public Hearing

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Notice of Public HearingThe Benton County Board of Commissioners will conduct a public hearing on July 5, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. in the Benton County Boardroom, 531 Dewey Street, Foley, for the purpose of taking public testimony on possible changes to the Bent...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Frontline Worker Pay

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The online application process for Frontline Worker Pay opens June 8th, 2022 and will close July 22nd, 2022. Applications are online only.

To sign up for updates and further communication about the application process, please visit: https://frontlinepay.mn...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

New Playground at Benton Beach Park

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The Benton Beach Park on Little Rock Lake now features a new playground thanks to generous community donations.  The playground equipment was donated to the County by the City of Sauk Rapids.  The installation was made possible by donati...

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Benton County Seeks Space Needs Consultant

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Benton County has released a Request for Proposals seeking a space needs consultant who will assist the County in planning for its long-term office space needs.  The County recently purchased a parcel of land in the City of Foley adjacent to the ...

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Posted on: May 25, 2022

Election Judge Interest Form

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Election judges (poll workers) are paid officials who staff local polling places, carry out election procedures, and make sure that the rights of voters are protected. During a general election, there are more than 30,000 election judges who staff more th...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

News Release: No Wake Zone on Little Rock Lake

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May 17, 2022

Benton County establishes no wake zone on Little Rock Lake

 

The Benton County Board today enacted a no-wake zone on Little Rock Lake due to high water levels.  The no-wake zone extends 150 feet from the shoreline a...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Find Which County Commissioner Represents You

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Use this GIS tool to enter your street address and find which Benton County Commissioner represents you.  The search results will include a phone number and email address for your County Commissioner.

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

Highway 23 From Foley to Milaca Closes, Detours on May 9th

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Highway 23 from Foley to Milaca closes, detours on May 9

Those who travel on Highway 23 from Foley to Milaca, Benton and Mille Lacs counties, will encounter the road closed and detoured as construction gets underway Monday, May 9. The closure is necessary ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Benton County Completes 2020 Redistricting

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Benton County Commissioner District populations after the 2020 U.S. Census fell within the range required in State law.  Consequently, no changes in Commissioner District boundaries were necessary.  On April 19th, the County Board adopte...

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Posted on: April 12, 2022

HPAI Has Been Found In Benton County

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HPAI (Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) has now been found in Benton County. Please visit the MDA website for a list of resources concerning this outbreak.

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Spring Road Weight Restrictions

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Posted on: March 2, 2022

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Public Notice to Ad for Bids on County Website

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January 4, 2022

Public Announcement

Advertising for Bids for County Public Works/Highway Department Construction Projects

Whereas Minn. Statute § 331A.03 Subd. 3(b) and Minn. Statute § 331A.12 allows a county to use its web-site or recogniz...

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Posted on: August 19, 2021

News Release - Benton County Local Option Sales Tax Improves County Roads

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August 19, 2021

"Benton County Local Option Sales Tax Improves County Roads"

The pace of local road improvements has picked up in Benton County since enactment of the local option sales tax.  Benton County joins 50 other Minne...

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