Jon Tevlin

Columnist | Metro
Phone: 612-673-1702
Jon Tevlin is a metro section columnist.

Recent content from Jon Tevlin

Tevlin: Is a leader unbound a good thing or a bad thing?

Gov. Mark Dayton appeared at the old Star Tribune building on Friday to officiate the transfer of the newspaper’s time...

Updated: April 26, 2015, - 06:57 AM

Tevlin: Roosevelt parents mobilize, demand budget equity

When Jeanette Wiedemeier Bower got an early copy of the proposed budget for Roosevelt High School for the 2015-2016 school...

Updated: April 22, 2015, - 09:17 PM

Tevlin: Did booze bring out the best in our legislators?

A couple of weeks ago I finally wandered into one of those giant suburban liquor stores, the ones that are...

Updated: April 18, 2015, - 10:02 PM

Tevlin: Living wages should start with employers, not taxpayers

On a beautiful spring morning, Ricardo Chavez spent a little of his free time to speak out for some fellow janitors that he has never met.

Updated: April 15, 2015, - 12:12 PM

Tevlin: Why do we treat superintendents like royalty?

St. Paul school board member John Brodrick has had a range of emotions over the past week as he learned...

Updated: April 12, 2015, - 04:52 PM

Tevlin: Even with remarkable changes in Minneapolis, I've heard this speech before

By now I should know not to expect too much from ceremonial speeches such as the State of the City. They all sound vaguely the same, save for a pet word or phrase.

Updated: April 05, 2015, - 06:23 AM

Tevlin: KFAI Radio works to stay scrappy, remain relevant

Shortly before 9 a.m. one day last week, moderators for the nationally syndicated radio program “Democracy Now” were talking to...

Updated: March 31, 2015, - 09:26 PM

Tevlin: Bill on bodily fluids merits much more than snickers

The debate on the floor of the Minnesota House surfaced near midnight, when most of the curious and the connected...

Updated: March 28, 2015, - 10:32 PM

Tevlin: Why the focus on the state's servers just to save $1 a hour?

Perhaps I’m just conditioned to siding with waiters and waitresses.I’m decades removed from my abandoned degree in psychology, so I’m...

Updated: March 26, 2015, - 10:03 AM

Tevlin: Snubbed builder gives Wayzata a hot pink poke in the eye

After the city of Wayzata turned down Brad Hoyt’s proposal to build a five-story mixed-use building near the far end...

Updated: March 22, 2015, - 07:09 AM

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