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

Conditions across Minnesota are ripe for wildfires

Officials are asking Minnesotans to use caution as wind, high temps, low humidity and dry vegetation make for danger.

Updated: September 11, 2012, - 10:04 AM

Browerville tries to make sense of hazing, sex-assault case

Tiny Browerville searches for way to move past allegations of hazing by members of the high school football team.

Updated: September 01, 2012, - 12:13 AM

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

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