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

Twin Cities commute will be all-day struggle; 4-5" by tonight

Snow is expected to fall through Tuesday, making Monday morning and evening commutes a challenge. A midafternoon lull is expected.

Updated: March 04, 2013, - 08:07 AM

March 2: Prosecutor: Schaffhausen threatened ex-wife before girls' deaths

Attorneys debated just how much evidence of such threats and the couple’s troubled marriage and messy divorce jurors should be allowed to hear at trial, set to begin April 1.

Updated: March 02, 2013, - 09:10 AM

Feb. 20: Judge: 2 experts can assess Schaffhausen's mental health

HUDSON, Wis. – Prosecutors may send two mental health experts to assess a man accused of killing his three daughters...

Updated: February 20, 2013, - 09:25 PM

Schaffhausen's defense ordered to turn over mental health reports

Aaron Schaffhausen, a carpenter who lived in Minot, N.D., is accused of killing daughters Amara, 11, Sophie, 8, and Cecilia, 5, at their River Falls home while his ex-wife was at work.

Updated: January 31, 2013, - 10:53 PM

Survivors may get to keep a piece of fallen bridge

The state is working on allowing survivors and other groups to have memorial pieces of the I-35W bridge before the steel is sold for scrap.

Updated: January 31, 2013, - 05:37 AM

Obituary: 'Prof' Jack Campbell was compassionate educator

He was a large, imposing figure and tough when he needed to be, but Jack Campbell didn't show it much.

Updated: January 29, 2013, - 09:04 PM

No. 1: North Dakota struggles to cope with oil-boom prosperity

The oil boom has meant explosive growth for North Dakota, but life there can be frustrating and lonely, as well as lucrative.

Updated: January 28, 2013, - 12:22 PM

Stacks of books are history at Benilde library

School's aim is to teach students to find information electronically.

Updated: December 25, 2012, - 09:53 PM

Court deadline passes without insanity defense for Aaron Schaffhausen

Experts say such a plea could still be entered later.

Updated: December 15, 2012, - 01:37 AM

Rochester pastor who shot granddaughter thought she was intruder

Stanley Wilkinson had a plan on how he would use his gun if an intruder ever came into his home: He and his wife would hole up in the bedroom and call 911, using the gun only to let an intruder know there was someone in the house.

Updated: December 14, 2012, - 05:44 AM

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