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

Judge scales back charges against Waseca teen plotting school attack

A district judge dismissed the most serious charges against John LaDue, the Waseca teenager accused of secretly plotting a school massacre this spring, saying prosecutors hadn’t shown that the boy’s actions went beyond “mere preparation.’’

Updated: July 29, 2014, - 06:12 AM

Rochester considers panhandling ordinance

As the city of Rochester prepares to polish its downtown with sparkling new medical and public facilities, city leaders once...

Updated: July 19, 2014, - 10:06 PM

Historic one-lane bridge gets new life

A reinforcement project is set to get Dodd Ford Bridge back in working condition.

Updated: July 12, 2014, - 04:28 PM

More Minnesota counties join hands to share services, save money

Following recession-crunched budgets, counties are increasingly sharing departments to save money.

Updated: July 05, 2014, - 06:35 AM

June 29: Parents seek psychiatric help for Waseca teen accused of plot

The 17-year-old accused of a massacre plot wants to “find out what’s wrong with me.”

Updated: June 29, 2014, - 09:54 PM

On audio, Waseca teen coolly tells cops of bomb plot

"I think I’m just really mentally ill and no one’s noticed," said John LaDue, the 17-year-old who allegedly plotted to kill his family and set off bombs at his school.

Updated: June 24, 2014, - 11:17 PM

June 21: 3 more charged in case of alleged Waseca plotter

Prosecutors say man sold plot suspect a pistol, 2 teens made explosives with him.

Updated: June 21, 2014, - 06:46 AM

June 18: Judge seals journal of teen charged in bomb plot

The 17-year-old's written account of his plans to kill his family and set off bombs will stay out of public view while attorneys argue about the validity of the charges against him.

Updated: June 18, 2014, - 11:14 PM

Duluth wins online contest for best outdoors town in America

Duluth did it. Residents awoke Monday morning to learn they had claimed the title of Best Town in America —...

Updated: June 16, 2014, - 08:10 PM

Prosecutors want extra time to respond in Glaze case

Innocence Project wants a new trial for man found guility of three murders.

Updated: June 12, 2014, - 09:15 PM

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