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

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

Forgettable text had a calamitous result

Chelsea Smith took a life and changed her own forever when she elected to check a text message while driving.

Updated: May 12, 2012, - 09:51 PM

State's immigration tide shifts back to Mexico

Those leaving cite immigration crackdown, economic slowdown.

Updated: April 30, 2012, - 05:49 AM

U.S. scraps rules to limit farm jobs done by kids

The Department of Labor had proposed barring young hired workers from some hazardous tasks.

Updated: April 27, 2012, - 09:19 PM

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