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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Eleven years ago, residents convinced Canadian Pacific to make a local stop.
Months of planning will culminate in the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train’s 15th anniversary event in Cottage Grove Saturday, Dec. 14. The outdoor concert by Grammy winners Sheryl Crow and the a cappella group Take 6 is being billed as the largest event in the city’s history, with up to 30,000 people expected. The event is a bulked-up celebration of the railroad company’s annual Holiday Train visit, which has stopped in Cottage Grove since 2003 and is the centerpiece of a major fundraising effort for the Friends in Need Food Shelf in St.
Park High School’s head gymnastics coach was placed on a paid leave of absence after he was criminally cited for tattooing a minor without written parental consent.
Leona Perkins got off to a rough start selling rouge.
South Washington County Schools may exit the East Metro Integration District, a collaborative that provides racially integrated programs and curriculum.
A Cottage Grove teen who admitted to breaking into several homes, threatening a woman with a knife and trying to rob another while she walked her dog has pleaded guilty to multiple felony charges.
An expiring South Washington County School Board appointment and an election that filled four additional seats has a couple of board members swapping seats.
Local public school teachers will receive modest pay increases over the next two years under a new contract with South Washington County Schools.
Middleton Elementary will join Liberty Ridge Elementary as schools closed to students from outside the schools’ attendance boundaries for 2014-15 because the Woodbury buildings are at or near capacity.
The biggest road construction project in Cottage Grove this year is winding down as drivers begin winding around the city’s newest roundabout.