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.
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Cottage Grove police said Wednesday that Benjamin F. Tims Sr., 85, was hit by an SUV as he walked back from his mailbox.
South Washington County voters on Tuesday will set the stage for School District 833 funding decisions in the next couple of years — and help decide who will have a part in those budget actions.
An 85-year-old Cottage Grove man was killed Tuesday when he was hit by a car while crossing 70th Street after retrieving his mail, police said.
A School District 833 resident alleges that a citizen group advocating passage of the school referendum broke campaign laws. A committee leader defended its financial reporting.
Authorities believe a Newport man died Friday of accidental carbon monoxide poisoning while working on a gas engine in his garage. The man's dog died too.
Kids in costumes and bundled-up families lined the road from the District 833 Service Center to the District Program Center to take in the Halloween event.
Some candidates said they would try to avoid changing school boundaries while others called for keeping neighborhoods together or making it more objective by taking parent input out of the process.
Recent criminal activity reported in Cottage Grove.
When the day begins at Liberty Ridge Elementary School, students stroll in, check backpacks at their lockers and head to class — in every classroom in the building. At 980...
Many education decisions to be made in the South Washington County Schools over the next several years will be determined by how voters answer two ballot questions next month. School...