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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Former Cottage Grove City Council member Derrick Lehrke entered a not guilty plea in his domestic assault case Thursday and was released from Washington County jail after posting $10,000 bail.
The South Washington County Bulletin recently took home five statewide journalism awards. The Bulletin won first place for “Photo Story” for its visual coverage of the Holiday Train anniversary concert...
Former Cottage Grove City Council member Derrick Lehrke head-butted and punched his wife during a fight at their home last week, according to a domestic assault case against him.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's two-year budget plan would pump an additional half billion dollars into education, increase the number of food inspectors, add facilities at some parks, fund better supervision of child abuse programs, improve railroad crossings and provide hundreds of other changes.
When Dave Frigaard was asked a few years ago to help liven up a starkly white brick room at Park High School, the art teacher found a creative answer: his...
School District 833’s winning bid of $21.5 million for the building addresses a key part of the district’s long-term facilities plan and signals the potential end of a 20-year education partnership with two neighboring districts.
Cottage Grove police recently helped to track down a juvenile who authorities say was shining a laser light into the cockpit of a State Patrol helicopter in the sky. Police...
School District 833’s legislative wish list includes more state funding, flexibility with the academic calendar and school board control over referendum renewal decisions.
A St. Paul Park teen faces drug charges after he was found with prescription narcotics at Park High School. The 17-year-old St. Paul Park boy had five adderall pills that...
A woman was arrested on a drug charge after she was found sleeping in a stranger’s vehicle in Cottage Grove. The vehicle’s owner told an emergency dispatcher that an unknown...