Pam Louwagie | Star Tribune
Reporter | Regional

Pam Louwagie is a regional reporter for the Star Tribune. She previously covered courts and legal affairs and was on the newspaper's investigative team. She now writes frequently about a variety of topics in northeast Minnesota and around the state and region. 

Previously, Louwagie worked at The Times-Picayune in New Orleans and the Philadelphia Inquirer. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota.

Homeless man charged in Duluth synagogue fire

Homeless Duluth man not charged with arson but with felony negligence.

Duluth officials don't believe synagogue fire was a hate crime

No accelerants found in Duluth synagogue blaze; suspect is ID'd.

Booming Duluth craft district scores new tenants

Three new businesses are set to open in Lincoln Park before year's end.

Cause of Duluth synagogue fire unknown; officials check new evidence

Investigators are knocking on doors and reviewing surveillance video in search of answers.

Decay on iconic Duluth museum ship more extensive than thought

Bacteria have attacked rivets on William A. Irvin attraction in Duluth.

He counts the birds by the thousands

UMD researcher keeps tabs on migrating common nighthawks

Local groups help wild rice take root in St. Louis River estuary

"It really is just an important piece of the ecosystem for the wetlands in this region," said Matt Steiger, the St. Louis River's Area of Concern coordinator for the Wisconsin DNR.

St. Louis River estuary cleanup starts to bring species home

Projects costing more than $300 million are underway to restore the estuary, which was put onto a list of Great Lakes Areas of Concern three decades ago.

Ride with the Blue Angels offers front-row seat to precision flying

Reporter gets an up-close look at what will be on display this weekend at Duluth Airshow.

Community of Bowlus comes together to build new playground

Community fundraisers included a garage sale.