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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A Level 3 sex offender violated his registration requirements after he recently moved to Cottage Grove, authorities said, but he was released from jail without a criminal charge when prosecutors decided the “technical violation” wouldn’t be a strong enough case to present to a jury.
Four-time convicted sex offender Shannon Michael Benson, 34, moved to Greene Avenue on April 15.
Recently reported criminal activity in Newport. Suspicious situation Newport Elementary School called police April 4 to report that a student threw a BB and hit an eye of a classmate...
Jacobus is leading three School District 833 “Parent University” sessions next week on youth brain development. Some of the material focuses on adolescents, but he said the information could appeal to parents with children of all ages.
Recently reported criminal activity in Cottage Grove: Underage drinking A 15-year-old St. Paul Park boy was turned over to his parents after he was found intoxicated March 29 outside a...
Organizers hope a schedule change leads to a larger and more diverse crowd at the annual Cottage Grove Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business Showcase. The event is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Cottage Grove Ice Arena.
A St. Paul Park man was arrested after police say he was caught burglarizing a home. Someone in the 8700 block of Greenway Avenue called police about 4:30 a.m. April...
A man was arrested following an alleged domestic assault at the Wakota Inn and Suites in Cottage Grove. A woman called police about 9:30 p.m. April 5 from the hotel...
South Washington County Schools’ point person on curriculum and staff development is the latest administrator to leave.
A Cottage Grove man was tased and then arrested on drug-related charges after he tried to run from police during a traffic stop. A police officer stopped a vehicle that...