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

Wealthy donors pour millions into state causes

THE BILLION-DOLLAR CAMPAIGN: Minnesota's biggest political givers have concerns about money in politics, but donate anyway.

Updated: October 16, 2008, - 09:27 PM

Voter registrations soar in Minnesota

New registrations are skyrocketing in Minnesota. An analysis of the numbers would appear to reflect an apparent edge for the Democrats, particularly at the presidential level.

Updated: October 14, 2008, - 08:42 AM

Part I: Renegade riders

New laws and extra enforcement aren't keeping all-terrain vehicles from going off trails to damage fragile state lands.

Updated: September 15, 2008, - 08:12 PM

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

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