Pam Louwagie

Reporter | Regional
Phone: 612-673-7102
Pam Louwagie writes about various topics around the five-state region. A Star Tribune reporter since 2001, she has worked on the newspaper’s investigative team and covered federal courts and legal affairs. She previously worked at the New Orleans Times-Picayune and the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Recent content from Pam Louwagie

Teacher's sex assault investigation took two years

Chad Akerson switched districts over that time, raising questions about what school officials can share about an employee under investigation.

Updated: December 14, 2014, - 06:18 AM

Waseca bar owner cries foul over different closing times

Waseca bar owner frustrated that council won’t let bars there stay open until 2 a.m.

Updated: December 13, 2014, - 05:50 PM

St. Louis County adds sales tax for roads

Despite opposition from Duluth mayor and others, commissioners approved half-percent sales tax Tuesday.

Updated: December 06, 2014, - 05:52 PM

Federal wildlife officials seek help in solving illegal moose kill

Officials from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service put out an alert Monday asking for the public’s help “to solve the illegal killing of a wild moose in Minnesota.”

Updated: November 25, 2014, - 06:55 AM

Waste water system pits environmental rules vs. Amish ways

A permit would have required couple to install a “gray water system.” It’s a modern convenience that, the couple argues, doesn’t comply with their religious beliefs.

Updated: November 23, 2014, - 08:44 PM

Duluth mayor among those tapping brakes on sales tax proposal for St. Louis County

Collection would go to road repairs, but opponents say it’s happening too fast.

Updated: November 18, 2014, - 09:31 PM

N.D. officials want answers after latest Casselton derailment

Accident in North Dakota community was second in less than a year, fifth in past decade.

Updated: November 14, 2014, - 10:01 PM

Iconic Grain Belt sign could soon be lit again

Schell’s brewery, which owns the brand, will buy the bottlecap icon and plans to work with preservationists to get it relit.

Updated: November 12, 2014, - 08:03 PM

Huatulco is a walk on Mexico's wild side

In Huatulco, Mexico, our adventure-loving correspondent lands an all-inclusive vacation even she can embrace, beaches and all.

Updated: November 09, 2014, - 05:20 PM

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