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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A new state study shows perfluorochemical levels continue to decrease in Washington County residents whose drinking water was contaminated by 3M-related pollution. The Minnesota Department of Health study of area...
A Cottage Grove man called police early Jan. 3 to report there was a bear in his house on Hinton Park Avenue. Police arrived about 1:30 a.m. and determined there...
South Washington County Schools was billed $4,151 for legal services in November for work done by a law firm that represented the district during the $96 million bond measure’s recount, canvassing board certification and start of the subsequent election contest.
South Washington County Schools is moving ahead with its middle school finance and construction plan.
The South Washington Citizens for Progress committee that challenged the bond measure’s small-margin win in November said Monday they do not plan to appeal last week’s election contest decision in the district’s favor.
Opponents of South Washington County Schools’ narrowly approved $96 million middle school bond will host a controversial anti-levy campaign consultant at a local meeting about the case.
The South Washington County School Board rejected an administrative recommendation on Valley Crossing Community School attendance boundary and programming decisions.
A man was ticketed for assault in connection with a falsely reported shooting at a Cottage Grove home this week. A 911 dispatcher received an emergency call about 11:40 p.m...
The South Washington County School Board was scheduled to vote Thursday on a boundary plan that incorporates the district’s new elementary, Valley Crossing Community School, but is holding off amid parent and public questions about the timing of a decision on future curriculum instruction at Valley Crossing.
Five disputed ballots that could have overturned School District 833’s successful $96 million bond measure will not be counted, a judge ruled in a decision already sparking discussion of an appeal.