Glenn Howatt | Star Tribune
Editor | Computer-Assisted Reporting

Glenn Howatt joined the Star Tribune's business section in May 1990. He was a co-winner of a 2004 Frank Premack Public Affairs Journalism Award for coverage of questionable medical and business practices of a Roseville-based cancer center. As the computer-assisted reporting editor, he specializes in acquiring and analyzing data that leads to investigative journalism. Howatt holds two master's degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: one in urban geography and the other in journalism. He is an adjunct lecturer at the University of Minnesota School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Howatt previously worked at Minneapolis-St. Paul CityBusiness, now the Business Journal.


If repeal has failed, Minnesota leaders say, try repairing the federal health law

They point specifically to stabilizing insurance markets and addressing rising health care costs and premiums.


Two Minnesota CEOs weigh in against Senate GOP health bill

Repealing Obamacare would cut coverage, undermine medical reforms and raise consumer costs, they argue as U.S. Senate leaders ready a new bill.


Minnesota Health Dept. seeks extra $600K to stop spread of measles, tuberculosis, syphilis

State seeks extra $600K to control measles, tuberculosis, syphilis.


Minnesota set to lose $2 billion, then more with GOP health bill

The estimate by the Department of Human Services found those funding losses would multiply in subsequent years.


Minnesota diabetics are in peril as price of insulin spikes

Patients put health in peril as they struggle to pay bills. "I only get so much money a month," said one retiree.


With no new cases in two weeks, state's measles outbreak is tapering off

No new cases in weeks after authorities rushed to contain the outbreak.


State's day care centers have troubling gaps on immunizations

Centers that ignore rules can act as unwitting incubators for the measles virus.


Psychologist Marvin Ack, who dies at 93, gave wisdom to parents, voice to troubled kids

A pioneer in children's health care, he had received training in Freud's method of psychoanalysis — even working with Freud's daughter, Anna.


Harmless measles? Minn. officials want parents to know it's a deadly virus

Measles' impact on children, even after they recover, can last for years.


Four new Minnesota measles cases reported, including two in Le Sueur County

Minnesota's measles outbreak has expanded into Le Sueur County with two new cases in unvaccinated children, a development that was expected by health officials as…