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Cottage Grove police brief: Campaign sign thefts reported


Just as predictable as campaign signs popping up in an election season are the subsequent reports of political sign theft.

Several Cottage Grove residents and at least one candidate called police in the past week to report campaign sign thefts. The thieves do not seem to be targeting signs of one particular candidate or issue, according to police.

Here are some recent reports:

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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