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Washington County Attorney Pete Orput's office is working on a new program aimed at keeping truant youths out of the court system. Bulletin file photo by Riham Feshir

Washington County attorney targets truancy


Trying to keep students in school is a job that has suffered from the economic downturn.

Truant 16- and 17-year-olds no longer receive intervention services from a Washington County Community Services program that saw budget cuts in the last couple of years.

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Riham Feshir
Riham Feshir has been a reporter/ photographer with the Woodbury Bulletin since 2011. She covers Woodbury City Hall, Washington County Board of Commissioners and business news around the city. Riham holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked for two other Forum Communications newspapers in Central Minnesota. Follow Riham on Twitter @RihamFeshir for the latest updates.
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