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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Benton Beach Campground Open

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Benton Beach Campground Open

June 1, 2020

Benton County’s Benton Beach campground is now open but with restrictions in place. The County is following campground guidelines released by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Camp...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Need for Foster Families

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Central Minnesota has a need for foster families. All children need a safe home where people will nurture and respect them. Children enter foster care due to significant life factors, often including abuse or neglect. This is an extremely difficult time f...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

News Release: Benton County Government Center in Foley Open

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Benton County Government Center in Foley Open

May 29, 2020

Benton County’s Main Government Center in Foley has opened to walk-in customers. Offices now open include DMV, Drivers License, Auditor-Treasurer, Department of Development, La...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Request an Absentee Ballot

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Request an absentee ballot for the 2020 Primary and/or General Election.

Online: https://mnvotes.sos.state.mn.us/ABRegistration/ABRegistrationStep1.aspx

Or complete a paper form: https://www.co.benton.mn.us/DocumentCenter/View/6365/Minnesota-Regular-Absente...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Benton County Public Health is Now Conducting Case and Contact Investigations

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Local Public Health departments are ramping up their efforts in response to the growing number of COVID-19 cases in Central Minnesota. Benton County Public Health has begun conducting case and contact investigations -the practice of contacting someone who...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Benton County Reduces Property Tax Penalties in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

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"Benton County Reduces Property Tax Penalties in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic"

May 5, 2020

Today the Benton County Board of Commissioners took action to help County taxpayers who could be experiencing the economic impacts of the COVID...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

COVID-19 Testing Locations

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Check out a new website from the Minnesota Department of Health for COVID-19 testing locations and information on who can get tested. Generally, testing is limited to those having COVID-19 symptoms or being exposed to another person known to have COVID-19...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

Press Release for MSSA Outstanding Child Foster Care Award

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Benton County Residents Tracey and Kevin Wieber were received the Minnesota Social Service Association’s (MSSA) 2020 Outstanding Child Foster Care Award. The Wieber family was nominated by staff at Benton County. The Wiebers first received the O...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Voter Registration

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Get ready for the 2020 Elections. Update your voter registration online today:

https://mnvotes.sos.state.mn.us/VoterRegistration/VoterRegistrationMain.aspx

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Coronavirus

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Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory disease that was first detected in China on December 31, 2019 and has now been detected in almost 90 locations internationally, including in the United States. While many cases may be mild to moderate w...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Census

Census

Every 10 years, the U.S Census Bureau is responsible for conducting the nationwide census. While the next census will be taken in 2020, the Census Bureau is already recruiting to fill important temporary positions. Apply online at 2020census.gov/jobs. #20...

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Notice of Bridge Closure

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The Benton County Highway Department is today closing a township road bridge due to safety concerns. The bridge is located on 105th St NE in Maywood Township between County Road 67 and County State-Aid Highway 7. To see the full article click here:&nb...

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