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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Crime usually is no laughing matter, but when you review hundreds of police reports sometimes you can’t help but snicker. Not at the reports documenting assaults or other crimes in...
Two people were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries following a rollover Dec. 26 on Highway 61. A Toyota Tundra traveling northbound on Highway 61 left the road, entered the grassy area...
A GoFundMe effort had raised more than $3,200 by early this week.
A man’s “unruly” actions at Walmart in Cottage Grove landed him in jail, police say. Cottage Grove officers were called Dec. 14 to Walmart on a report of an unruly...
A house fire displaced a Cottage Grove family right before Christmas and may have left their home a complete loss.
More than 400 south Washington County families will benefit from the generosity of others this Christmas. The Friends in Need Food Shelf’s Share the Joy program collected presents for 467...
A fire damaged a Cottage Grove home Friday evening, but nobody was reported injured.
Dennis Parmuat drank 12 beers, and then asked for some of his wife's methadone. He died later, according to authorities.
A 17-year-old St. Paul Park boy was cited following a two-car crash about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday on 80th Street at the Sieben Bridge over Highway 61. The teen was driving eastbound on 80th Street when he failed to stop at a red light and struck a car driven by a 30-year-old St. Paul Park woman, according to the Cottage Grove police report. That driver was attempting to turn left from the northbound Highway 61 exit ramp to westbound 80th Street when her car was hit.
South Washington County School students, Merchants Bank in Cottage Grove and Werner Electric teamed up recently to help Friends in Need Food Shelf. Across the school district, more than 9,000...