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 Cottage Grove man with prior assault convictions was sentenced recently for punching and injuring a man in a domestic incident. Matthew D. Smith, 26, was convicted of fifth-degree assault...
Security upgrades to some School District 833 buildings are being delayed due to high work bids. The district last month received bids for construction projects at Cottage Grove, Liberty Ridge...
A standardized test taken voluntarily by many college-bound students will be required of all 11th-graders for graduation beginning this year.
Park High School celebrated Snow Week Feb. 2-7, with activities and contests throughout the week. Snow Week royalty were crowned during a pep fest Friday and a Sadie Hawkins dance...
Police arrested Michael Aaby, 38, after he drove a vehicle over a fire hose and refused police orders as he confronted a neighbor.
A four-foot python was rescued but a dog was found dead inside a home significantly damaged by fire late Monday in Cottage Grove.
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.