Jon Tevlin

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

Recent content from Jon Tevlin

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

Tevlin: Peterson case is forcing NFL to confront tough issues

In April 2012, Adrian Peterson and two other Vikings showed up at the State Capitol to show support for the...

Updated: September 17, 2014, - 01:23 PM

Tevlin: Lessons in Lollie videos, for untrained minds

When I first saw the video of St. Paul Police arresting Chris Lollie, a young black man, in the city’s...

Updated: September 13, 2014, - 10:41 PM

Tevlin: For a change, NIMBYs didn't win

Lee Blons had been through the drill many times before, so she knew what to expect.With more than 20 years...

Updated: September 06, 2014, - 06:21 PM

Tevlin: Minnesota State Fair does only fair for disabled guests

The Great Minnesota Get-Together has done gone and Got-Together, in record numbers. I’m going to take this opportunity for a...

Updated: September 03, 2014, - 11:49 PM

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

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