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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Brittany Vasecka’s Newport Elementary classroom became an education case study Friday as Gov. Mark Dayton visited the school amid his push for statewide preschool funding. “What are you learning about?”...
Gov. Mark Dayton and area DFL lawmakers will visit Newport Elementary School Friday morning to highlight a preschool funding proposal.
Washington County next week will hold the first open house to solicit neighborhood input on roadway and safety improvements to 70th Street/County Highway 22 in Cottage Grove. The county, in...
A plan to replace an aging Mississippi River causeway and improve water quality at Grey Cloud Island has hit a snag. Roughly $1.3 million is secured for replacement of a...
A Cottage Grove man is on supervised probation for five years after his felony conviction for domestic assault last month. Luis Alfredo Benejam, 49, was sentenced Feb. 12 in connection...
A St. Paul Park woman told police a tinfoil wrapper in her pocket held a lock of her baby’s hair, but the crumpled package actually contained methamphetamine, according to drug...
A railroad crossing in St. Paul Park would be closed and a stretch of Hastings Avenue would be rebuilt as part of state railway safety improvements.
Werner Electric Supply is expanding its facility in the Cottage Grove Business Park and hiring up to 70 more people to accommodate the company’s continued growth.
Photographs of a young girl were found on the computer of a North Dakota man who had offered $100,000 for images.
A man with four prior drunken driving convictions was sentenced to more than four years in prison after he was picked up for a fifth DWI in Cottage Grove.