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

Nov. 25, 2013: First-degree murder charges stand in Little Falls case

A Morrison County grand jury had issued the first-degree murder indictments in April against 65-year-old Byron David Smith in the shooting deaths of Haile Kifer, 18, and her cousin Nick Brady, 16.

Updated: November 25, 2013, - 08:52 PM

White Earth members approve new constitution

New constitution does away with blood quantum rule.

Updated: November 21, 2013, - 10:46 AM

Sex trafficking statewide in Minnesota is hard to see, but it's there

Pimps take girls on circuits through Minnesota, stopping in towns such as Duluth, St. Cloud, Rochester and the Twin Cities. They use cellphones to create Internet ads while driving to a new town, do business there for a day or two, then disappear into the next town.

Updated: November 19, 2013, - 03:49 PM

Obituary: Maurice 'Maury' Bernstein, folk music expert, radio host

With a pas­sion for folk mu­sic and fin­gers that danced on an ac­cor­di­on, Mau­ry Bern­stein brought small cor­ners of the...

Updated: November 14, 2013, - 08:46 PM

Jack Jablonski: After the hit

Now 17, Benilde-St. Margaret's junior Jack Jablonski powers though his injury of 11 months ago with determination and hope. Star Tribune reporter Pam Louwagie and photojournalist Carlos Gonzalez tell the story of the teenager's life-changing injury and the day-to-day challenges faced by Jablonski and his family.

Updated: November 11, 2013, - 03:12 PM

Rene Sanchez named Star Tribune editor

He had been second in command of the newsroom for six years.

Updated: October 09, 2013, - 08:29 AM

Schaffhausen faces extra prison risks

He is scheduled to serve three mandatory life prison terms. How and where he’ll spend his next decades behind bars — as well as whether he’ll ever be eligible for release — is still in question.

Updated: August 01, 2013, - 12:06 AM

Aaron Schaffhausen sentenced to 3 consecutive life terms in prison

A Wisconsin judge has sentenced Aaron Schaffhausen to three life sentences without the possibility of release for killing his three daughters last July.

Updated: July 16, 2013, - 10:23 AM

At Twin Cities Pride, relief and excitement

The 41st annual festival took on a distinctly celebratory air this year in the wake of recent legal victories in the fight for same-sex marriage.

Updated: June 29, 2013, - 10:32 PM

Rev. Verda Aegerter, Methodist pastor, dies at 98

When the Rev. Verda Aegerter drove to a small-town Minnesota church to fill in as pastor one Sunday in the...

Updated: May 22, 2013, - 08:17 PM

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