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

Dad 'mute' on killing of 3 kids

Court entered a plea of not guilty to first-degree murder charges.

Updated: August 28, 2012, - 11:36 PM

Help wanted: South Dakota pays to lure workers

Private recruiters boast of wide-open opportunities as state faces an issue others envy: Too many job openings.

Updated: August 18, 2012, - 07:17 PM

Trying to track hate, in Minnesota and around the country

The Southern Poverty Law Center lists 12 hate groups in Minnesota, though the criteria for inclusion aren't always clear.

Updated: August 13, 2012, - 06:42 AM

Jablonski crawls, sparking optimism for family

The Benilde-St. Margaret's hockey player who was paralyzed in December is making progress in intense rehabilitation sessions.

Updated: August 07, 2012, - 10:51 AM

35W bridge survivor crosses again

Andy Gannon faced the 35W bridge across the Mississippi River for the first time since the collapse five years ago.

Updated: August 01, 2012, - 11:30 PM

I-35W bridge survivors: After the fall, healing and rebirth

Since the bridge collapsed on Aug. 1, 2007, killing 13 people and injuring 145, survivors of the rush-hour disaster have struggled to rebound. Some still battle physical limitations. Others, emotional demons.

Updated: July 30, 2012, - 02:50 PM

Rural newcomers: Young, educated, there by choice

A small but steady contingent of educated transplants, often in their 30s and 40s, are choosing to seek simpler lives and settle in the countryside.

Updated: June 10, 2012, - 09:02 AM

State's suit against designer of 35W bridge to go forward

U. S. Supreme Court declines to hear the appeal from firm linked to design.

Updated: May 29, 2012, - 06:58 PM

Obituary: Battling addiction gave Infinite Leota Brooks a career

Infinite Leota Brooks, chemical dependency counselor

Updated: May 16, 2012, - 09:00 PM

Drivers who are texting often escape the law

Minnesota banned drivers from texting four years ago, but enforcing the law has proved to be a challenge.

Updated: May 14, 2012, - 05:40 AM

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