Cottage Grove officers Gina Lamers (left) and Dave Clausen (right) converse with comedian Samantha Bee while filming a commercial for Kraft Ranch salad dressing in the Hidden Valley neighborhood of Cottage Grove Friday. Bee is best known as a correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. (Bulletin photo by Judy Spooner)
Judy Spooner is the longest-serving staff writer at the South Washington County Bulletin. Spooner, who covers education and features in addition to writing a weekly column, has been with the newspaper for over 30 years.