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.
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
As early as Wednesday July 27 (weather dependent), traffic will be switched to the new lanes of 2nd Street North between Summit Avenue and Trunk Highway 10. This will allow the re-construction of the existing lanes of 2nd Street North. Access to businesses will remain open via temporary gravel surfaces.
Project updates will be posted to the Benton County Twitter account and Facebook page. Questions can be directed to the Project Manager, Benton County Assistant Engineer Joe MacPherson at (320) 968-5051, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Benton County and Waite Park
10th Annual K9 Golf Tournement
In cooperation with Citizens Police Academy Alumni
While storms and floods may get more attention, in a typical year extreme heat kills more people in the U.S. than any other weather phenomenon. With that in mind, health officials urge Minnesotans to take steps to avoid heat-related illness during the unusually hot and humid conditions forecast in the coming days.
Hello and welcome to the first issue of the Foley 2016 4th Avenue North Improvements Project Update. In this and upcoming issues, we will be updating you on the status of this project. If you wish to receive future Project Updates via email instead of regular mail, please email Melissa Blommel at email@example.com with your request.
Summer is a great time to enjoy outdoor activities! Summer safety, especially for young children and teens, is important in order to reduce the risk of injuries and have a safe enjoyable summer!