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Wright

Wright News (Current)

 

April 9, 2018:  Dollar General Weighs Potential Store in Cromwell

 

The city of Wright with a population of 127 in 2010 rests in Carlton County, Minnesota.  Highway 210 is the main road running in and out of Wright.

 

The United States Census Bureau reports that the city has a total area of 1.55 square miles.
 
Wright is 28 miles west of Cloquet and 6 miles west of Cromwell.

 

Wright has its own post office and zip code (55798).  Window open from 8 am to 12 pm weekdays.

Wrong Days in Wright

The annual "Wrong Days in Wright" festival is held the third weekend in July.
 

  • Wrong Days in Wright (Past Years - Typical Events)
     

Friday
-Rummage Sale 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. at St. John’s Church
-Steak Fry 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Big Top, Sponsored by the Wright Fire Dept. Relief & Wrong Days Committee
-Pie Social 5:00 - 7:30 p.m. at Bethlehem Church
-Wrong Days Queen Coronation 8:00 p.m at the Big Top
-Cook Shack Opens 8:00 - 10:00 p.m.
-Fireworks at Dusk

 

Saturday
-Cook Shack 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. & 6:00 - Midnight
-Crafters & Vendors All Day until 6:00 p.m.
-Parade 10:00 a.m. (Line up at 9:00 a.m. by Groth Lumber)
-Smorgasboard 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Firehall
-Kids Games 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Park
-Rummage Sale 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.(St. John's)
-Dunk Tank 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Local Celebrities)
-Horseshoe Tournament 11:00 a.m. Open Class
-Cribbage Tournament 1:30 p.m. at Fire Hall
-Bingo 1:00-3:00 p.m. at Senior Center
-Medallion Hunt 1:00 p.m. in Park - (Kids 12 & under must purchase button)
-Volleyball Tournament, Contact Leah Anderson (218) 348-8305-
-Music at Kalli’s Place (Sunday Afternoon)

 

Contact:  Andy LaMotte at (218) 343-6385 or 357-2177 for more information.