Jon Tevlin

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Jon Tevlin is a metro section columnist.

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Tevlin: Our muddled views on medical marijuana cost this patient

Ben Hallgren was driving from his home in Colorado to the Duluth area, where his father was dying of cancer.A...

Updated: November 25, 2014, - 09:01 PM

Tevlin: Neighbors band together to save North Side homes

They think their experiment could be a pattern for future rehabilitation of the North Side, if only the bureaucrats would get out of the way.

Updated: November 23, 2014, - 06:36 AM

Tevlin: After 27 years of helping abused and abusers, advocate steps down

Carol Arthur’s inspiration is an odd bit of cracked clay that sits in her office on the top floor of...

Updated: November 19, 2014, - 08:44 PM

Tevlin: Promises, promises; yet another 'equity' fix for north Minneapolis

The federal government has a load of money to give away for “Promise Zones,” where cities are to use the money to help erase crime and poverty. Minneapolis was racing to get a piece of the action, but a couple of council members suggested the allure of money could turn the area into a zone of broken promises instead.

Updated: November 15, 2014, - 05:11 PM

Tevlin: A work party, a hypnotist, and an 'orgasm event'

A nonprofit agency that helps clients deal with “mental health, substance abuse and sexual health” issues threw a Halloween party for employees last year and hired a hypnotist as entertainment. What could go wrong?

Updated: November 13, 2014, - 08:10 PM

Tevlin: Little nonprofit is feeling the love in wake of 'Pointergate'

Last week, few people had heard of Neighborhoods Organizing for Change (NOC). Then a silly television story dubbed “Pointergate,” in...

Updated: November 13, 2014, - 02:10 PM

Tevlin: Ethics subcommittee shows it has will to do nothing

The ethics panel is supposed to be bipartisan. It clearly is not. The two Republicans repeatedly tried to push for opening an official inquiry. The two Democrats repeatedly argued they didn’t have enough information to decide if they should seek more information.

Updated: November 08, 2014, - 06:29 PM

Tevlin: Controversial priest's visit exposes rift in Catholic Church

A south Minneapolis church plans to bring in controversial Irish Redemptorist priest Tony Flannery to speak on Wednesday, despite warnings...

Updated: November 04, 2014, - 10:59 PM

Tevlin: Are we seeing the start of the corporate nanny state?

First corporations wanted to be treated like people, so they could give more money to influence elections.Now they want your...

Updated: November 01, 2014, - 04:01 PM

Tevlin: Staples-Motley football team finds lessons in losing streak

My wife always marvels at how many details I can remember of my “glory days,” such as they were, playing...

Updated: October 25, 2014, - 11:36 PM

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