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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The number of people issued a permit to carry a firearm jumped last year statewide and in south Washington County.
The Cottage Grove Police Department is seeking six volunteers for the Police Reserves.
Recently reported criminal activity in Cottage Grove.
Jeff Hinchcliffe went from letter carrier to life saver during a recent mail route. The postal worker’s fortuitous mail stop in Cottage Grove led to him helping an injured homeowner...
A Cottage Grove man is back in jail after violating probation just a month after he was sentenced for having sex with a 12-year-old girl.
When police questioned a suspected thief last year, he admitted to looking for cars to break into during an early morning blitz through a Cottage Grove neighborhood. There was no...
District 833 may step back to shorter student walking distances and change some school schedules to improve bus transportation, but the funding source has not been identified.
School District 833 families may want to rethink any Easter weekend travel plans they’ve made. South Washington County Schools is tentatively planning to use Friday, April 18, as a make-up...
Authorities are warning area citizens of a telephone scam. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said residents have been receiving phone calls from “Police Protection -727-754-7969.” It’s a scam involving someone...
The winter storm that brought freezing rain, snow and then blowing snow to the area temporarily knocked out power to over 2,000 south Washington County homes, closed schools Friday, reduced visibility and left roadways slick.