Jon Tevlin

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

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Tevlin North Side energized to take on the schools' status quo

They came dressed in business suits and bluejeans, for the most part, though one dressed in a prison jumpsuit and...

Updated: October 18, 2014, - 10:22 PM

Tevlin: Play that tackles gritty truths resonates with Minneapolis teens

Several gun shots echoed through the auditorium at South High School in Minneapolis last week, and three young people crouched...

Updated: October 15, 2014, - 06:00 PM

Tevlin: Philosopher pharmacist dreams of a memorial to the common man

The tiny Schneider Drug store on University Avenue SE. in Minneapolis probably doesn’t look much different from when Tom Sengupta...

Updated: October 14, 2014, - 11:56 PM

Tevlin: The battle for hearts and mines of northern Minnesota

DULUTH – One apparently belongs to the gang that couldn’t shoot straight. Another likes to fuss with his hair a...

Updated: October 08, 2014, - 12:02 AM

Tevlin: Death count of birds could rise exponentially with new stadium

We found the first dead body at the building’s “drop line” just before dawn on a foggy city morning.The yellow-rumped...

Updated: October 06, 2014, - 12:43 PM

Tevlin: Physician laments a system that has gone from magic to metrics

On the morning after his last day as a physician, Dr. Stephen Zuckerman, 73, sat in a cafe and lamented...

Updated: October 01, 2014, - 10:54 PM

Blind rider was kicked off bus; Metro Transit sees no evil

On a cold November day, Robert Burks was waiting for the Metro Transit bus at Fourth Street and Hennepin Avenue...

Updated: September 27, 2014, - 10:01 PM

Tevlin: If only Community Action had taken its own advice

Community Action of Minneapolis has a precious tagline in what appears to be a mission statement on its website.“The philosophy...

Updated: September 24, 2014, - 10:57 PM

Tevlin: Hope for humanity in wise 16-year-old

It was more rare than a man-bites-dog headline: Teen recommends cutting back on technology.

Updated: September 22, 2014, - 07:36 PM

Tevlin: Peterson adds to discussion at fathers group, crisis nursery

It had been a week in which everyone had an opinion on how to raise children.

Updated: September 21, 2014, - 06:54 AM

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