Jon Tevlin

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Jon Tevlin is a metro section columnist.

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Tevlin: This weekend we celebrate the laborer. How's that working out for you?

Cue the John Philip Sousa music and commence with the underwear sales. Throw a cheddar brat on the Weber and...

Updated: August 30, 2014, - 09:50 PM

Tevlin: The sorry state of our political debate

I’d better just start by apologizing to all the politicians I’m going to offend. First of all, what I’m about...

Updated: August 27, 2014, - 12:15 AM

Tevlin: Big negotiations went into recent military training exercises

I’ve never been one of those “black helicopter” guys. You know, the conspiracy theorists who see government secrecy and snooping around every corner. Well, at least I wasn’t until I actually saw the black helicopters.

Updated: August 24, 2014, - 06:34 AM

Tevlin: Hidden Beach fight deeper than wealthy homeowners vs. teens

Watch out for gunplay and drunken drivers, say Kenwood residents, who met on Monday night to talk about trying to temporarily close Hidden Beach.

Updated: August 20, 2014, - 07:45 AM

Tevlin: Mom says racial bullying pushed Coleraine teen to suicide

Isaiah Gatimu was the family handyman and gofer, a happy-go-lucky kid who helped out around the house and looked out...

Updated: August 16, 2014, - 11:09 PM

Tevlin: St. John's prof moves beyond paralysis to live, write book

Bob Bell was lying in a St. Cloud hospital, unable to move his arms or his legs. It was 1989....

Updated: August 13, 2014, - 12:13 AM

Tevlin: The Yard has a home, just not a mission

The way the Yard is developing, it could be a disaster for downtown and the city, warns David C. Smith, who wrote a book on the Minneapolis park system.

Updated: August 09, 2014, - 10:18 PM

Tevlin: Perfect storm of minimum wage increase rattles restaurants, wait staffs

On Aug. 1, Blue Plate Co., which owns eight prominent restaurants in the Twin Cities, welcomed workers with a cheery...

Updated: August 06, 2014, - 12:01 AM

Into the wild: Students work with Steger to build their dreams

ELY, Minn. - Go east out of Ely, past the gas station and the Wolf Center, leaving any semblance of...

Updated: August 02, 2014, - 11:28 PM

Tevlin: A trip to ER makes the case for same-sex marriage clear

They met in 1993 doing country line dancing at the Town House Bar in St. Paul, fell in love and...

Updated: July 30, 2014, - 09:35 AM

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