Bureau Smaller

Scott Wente

From The Forum:

Forum Communications Co. has eliminated one of its two political reporting positions at the Minnesota State Capitol.

Scott Wente, who has worked for Forum Communications Co. for the past six years, joined the Capitol Bureau in 2006.

Wente previously covered the Minnesota Legislature in 2005 and 2006 while employed with the Red Wing Republican Eagle, a Forum Communications Co. newspaper.

The position was elimated as a cost-cutting measure, said Don Davis, Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief.

“We will miss his talent as a writer and photographer,” Davis said.