Glenn Howatt

Editor | Computer-Assisted Reporting
Phone: 612-673-7192
Glenn Howatt joined the Star Tribune’s business section in May 1990. He was a co-winner of a 2004 Frank Premack Public Affairs Journalism Award for coverage of questionable medical and business practices of a Roseville-based cancer center. As the computer-assisted reporting editor, he specializes in acquiring and analyzing data that leads to investigative journalism. Howatt holds two master’s degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: one in urban geography and the other in journalism. He is an adjunct lecturer at the University of Minnesota School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Howatt previously worked at Minneapolis-St. Paul CityBusiness, now the Business Journal.

Recent content from Glenn Howatt

Part 1: Minnesota's new ghost towns

In Wright County, reckless speculation and the mortgage meltdown have turned subdivisions into virtual ghost towns.

Updated: April 21, 2008, - 10:07 AM

Behind bars, then back behind the wheel

Those who drive without a driver's license may get thrown in jail. But thousands of them just get behind the wheel again.

Updated: March 02, 2008, - 07:50 PM

Obama scored fundraising landslide in Minnesota

The Illinois senator brought in five times as much money as Clinton and three times as much as McCain.

Updated: February 21, 2008, - 09:40 PM

Obama, Paul lead 4th-quarter fundraising race in Minnesota

And the winners are ... Barack Obama and Ron Paul.

Updated: February 01, 2008, - 08:51 PM

Iron Range: New details on cancer related to asbestos

State health officials say they have more information about mesothelioma cases among Iron Range workers.

Updated: December 06, 2007, - 09:38 PM

Cancer doctor gets 2nd chance

The state medical board has cleared Dr. Fatih Uckun, founder of the Parker Hughes Cancer Center in Roseville, to treat patients after a 22-month suspension, but his license will be restricted for up to three years.

Updated: December 03, 2007, - 10:16 PM

Farm bill beneficiaries include urban dwellers

Congress wraps up debate on the $280 billion package with the usual goal of reform, but observers expect to see little change.

Updated: October 28, 2007, - 10:53 PM

'Straw buyer' deals fuel tidal wave of foreclosures

Real estate speculators out for profit can manipulate the system, experts say. A woman says she fell victim to a Twin Cities scheme.

Updated: June 09, 2007, - 10:54 PM

West Nile death puts spotlight on risks

A woman in her 70s was the first 2006 victim of the virus in Minnesota, officials say, when the season is starting to peak.

Updated: July 21, 2006, - 11:53 PM

Transcript of Stephen Miles' trip to Fairview Southdale emergency room

Stephen Miles used his laptop computer to record many of the conversations he had with others, including his Dec. 30,...

Updated: May 28, 2006, - 11:52 PM

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