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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A Cottage Grove man is back in jail after violating probation just a month after he was sentenced for having sex with a 12-year-old girl.
When police questioned a suspected thief last year, he admitted to looking for cars to break into during an early morning blitz through a Cottage Grove neighborhood. There was no...
District 833 may step back to shorter student walking distances and change some school schedules to improve bus transportation, but the funding source has not been identified.
School District 833 families may want to rethink any Easter weekend travel plans they’ve made. South Washington County Schools is tentatively planning to use Friday, April 18, as a make-up...
Authorities are warning area citizens of a telephone scam. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said residents have been receiving phone calls from “Police Protection -727-754-7969.” It’s a scam involving someone...
The winter storm that brought freezing rain, snow and then blowing snow to the area temporarily knocked out power to over 2,000 south Washington County homes, closed schools Friday, reduced visibility and left roadways slick.
Two people were issued alcohol-related citations following a traffic stop Feb. 8 in Cottage Grove. A police officer on routine patrol shortly before 9 p.m. saw a passenger from a...
Recent reported criminal activity: Theft G-Will Liquors, 6990 80th St., reported a theft of liquor on Feb. 6. The store was going to provide suspect information to police. A St...
South Washington County Schools students would get a full two-week break over Christmas and New Year’s next school year, according to the proposed academic calendar.
Steve Dennis built a small business in Cottage Grove and now wants to help promote the city to other prospective businesses.