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

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

Rochester man searching for an intruder shoots his granddaughter

The 16-year-old, who lives with her grandparents in Rochester, was in critical condition but expected to live.

Updated: December 11, 2012, - 08:43 PM

Dec. 4: Police interview of River Falls suspect challenged

The questioning of Aaron Schaffhausen, accused of killing his 3 daughters, is under scrutiny over Miranda rights.

Updated: December 04, 2012, - 11:19 PM

River Falls home of 3 slain girls in foreclosure

St. Paul mortgage holder began process after real estate agency opted not to sell the property.

Updated: November 29, 2012, - 11:09 PM

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