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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Four women were cited after a disturbance in which some of them threw an estranged boyfriend’s property from a Cottage Grove house into the yard in the middle of the...
Organizers hope Holiday Train fundraising gathers steam in the days ahead of the festive train’s Cottage Grove visit.
As the crowd of bundled runners lined up, sleet peppered their faces and snow flurries fell. No matter, this group was pumped up. “We have a record number this year...
A five-vote margin gave South Washington County Schools a successful $96 million bond, but opponents may try to take it away through a court challenge.
A canvassing board met Wednesday to decide 19 challenged ballots and certify the results of the recount of School District 833’s $96 million bond measure. The canvassing board reviewed each...
School District 833’s $96 million bond was approved by a five-vote margin, a canvassing board concluded Wednesday. The canvassing board met to review 19 ballots that were challenged during a...
State law lets schools hold a spring election for building bond proposals, but it didn’t take long for the South Washington County School Board to reject that idea for 2016.
A Newport patrol officer and a custodian were caught on surveillance video entering City Administrator Deb Hill’s locked office after hours, and separate surveillance footage shows another police officer having sex in a public works office, according to a recently released arbitration report.
Plans to hand count some 13,659 ballots from the Nov. 3 election are going forward after School District 833 received a second citizen petition for the recount on Wednesday.
When the Washington County Sheriff’s Office agreed to provide investigative help to the understaffed Newport Police Department, it discovered major problems within the department.