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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Recently reported criminal activity in Cottage Grove: Vandalism A Cottage Grove resident reported June 27 that someone knocked over planters at a home in the 9900 block of 77th Street...
A Newport man and former youth pastor was sentenced last month for having sex with a teenage girl, whom he admitted to impregnating, and for possessing pornographic images of her as he awaited his criminal sentence.
The cost to public infrastructure in Washington County from recent flooding and storms has risen to nearly $500,000.
More than two-dozen youths were cast in an outdoor production of “Wizard of Oz” at the close of Locally Grown Theatre’s summer camp last week.
Hundreds turned out for the Newport Volunteer Fire Department's 61st-annual booya celebration Sunday at Fire Station 1 in Newport.
School District 833 was obligated to review applications before releasing public data to the Bulletin, according to a state opinion. However, the state also noted the school district applied the wrong law when it initially refused to release applicant data.
When candidates file for local offices later this month, their names and certain other information become public. In past elections for city council, school board and the Legislature, the Bulletin...
The newest member of the Edina Realty Cottage Grove sales team is Heather Campa, a Navy veteran, pediatric nurse and licensed real estate agent. Campa, who lives in Cottage Grove...
Two rural south Washington County roads will be repaved this summer. St. Croix Trail (County State Aid Highway 21) will be repaved from Highway 10/61 north to 80th Street. Also,...
Recently reported criminal activity in St. Paul Park: Vandalism Police received a report May 29 of graffiti at Sittlow Park. Paint was sprayed on playground equipment and the concrete pad...