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

Citing new DNA in 1980s Mpls. murders, lawyers ask for new trial

The Minnesota Innocence Project said new DNA testing in the murders of three American Indian women the late 1980s found no link to the convicted man, Billy Glaze, who is serving three life sentences for the crimes.

Updated: June 03, 2014, - 11:43 PM

Blaine party survivors: 'All of us could have died that night'

Four young people talk about the synthetic drug that killed their friend and changed their lives.

Updated: May 28, 2014, - 05:00 PM

California bound: Jack Jablonski is ready to move on

Jablonski, now 18, has pushed himself to do a lot of things he’d never ­imagined. Now he's looking forward to college in California

Updated: May 25, 2014, - 11:35 AM

Northern Minnesota's signs display words in American Indian languages

The green-and-white road sign that will soon be erected along Pine Drive in St. Louis County will let travelers know...

Updated: May 22, 2014, - 04:51 PM

Red Lake elects new tribal leader

Longtime chairman Floyd Jourdain Jr., who led the Chippewa band at the time of the 2005 school shootings, is being...

Updated: May 17, 2014, - 04:56 PM

Waseca teen accused of massacre plot pleads not guilty

Prosecutors have charged John LaDue as a juvenile with four counts of attempted murder, two counts of first-degree damage to property and six counts of possession of a bomb.

Updated: May 12, 2014, - 11:05 PM

May 11: Waseca dad agonizes over son's dark side

John LaDue's father is still struggling to make sense of the violent thoughts that apparently clouded LaDue's mind. He still can't believe the teenager would have carried out the murderous plan.

Updated: May 11, 2014, - 11:52 AM

Steger Mukluks and Moccasins poised to expand in Ely

Steger Mukluks and Moccasins in Ely, now producing 14,000 pairs of footwear annually, is buying a disputed lot to expand...

Updated: May 10, 2014, - 05:21 PM

In Little Falls, relief is mixed with sense of loss

For Nick Brady’s grandparents, the shootings 17 months ago finally are behind them.

Updated: April 30, 2014, - 09:48 PM

April 30: Byron Smith gets life sentence

The jury deliberated for about three hours in deciding that fate of Byron Smith, who shot Haile Kifer, 18, and Nick Brady, 17, after they broke into his home.

Updated: April 30, 2014, - 11:12 AM

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