Jon Tevlin

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

Recent content from Jon Tevlin

Tevlin: Not too many sure things at MNsure’s new hot line

The “trained service representative” answered my call to MNsure’s new customer contact center within seconds.It was 8:24 a.m. on Tuesday,...

Updated: September 03, 2013, - 08:28 PM

Death penalty closure for Fort Hood victims? Not quite

At the sentencing of Nidal Hasan last week for the Fort Hood shootings, Shoua Her tried to convey how the...

Updated: August 31, 2013, - 10:09 PM

Tevlin: Leading gun advocate talks tough, gets taken to task

Don’t poke the badger.That advice is courtesy of Rep. Tony Cornish, R-Vernon Center, and it’s directed toward anyone inclined to...

Updated: August 26, 2013, - 09:32 PM

Tevlin: Turmoil in Egypt strands Minnesota family in Gaza

It was supposed to be the trip of a lifetime.Jehad Adwan had not seen his parents in Gaza for 13...

Updated: August 21, 2013, - 08:00 AM

Tevlin: Are politicians playing the name game again?

We like to believe that our democracy is powered by an educated electorate, smart voters who know the candidates and...

Updated: August 17, 2013, - 10:04 PM

Tevlin: Harteau's not the first chief to deal with misconduct

After a series of racial incidents involving Minneapolis police officers, an exasperated chief said to a Star Tribune reporter: “I...

Updated: August 13, 2013, - 09:37 PM

Tevlin: Dogged work builds up HCMC’s Children’s Literacy Program

When kids come into Hennepin County Medical Center, it’s usually not good news. They are usually the sick, the scared,...

Updated: August 10, 2013, - 07:09 PM

Tevlin: Utility debate brings together a varied new power elite

It’s not often that the Minneapolis City Council gets to bring together a wide segment of society that includes everyone...

Updated: August 06, 2013, - 09:16 PM

Tevlin: Gay friends helped make my marriage stronger

They used to call the neighborhood where I live “Homo Heights.”The adjacent neighborhood was sometimes referred to as the “Homolayas.”...

Updated: August 03, 2013, - 09:35 PM

Tevlin: Four years later, still no sign of a good man who vanished

They found the abandoned Chevy Caprice station wagon out past the Staples cemetery and the old Warner bridge, past the...

Updated: August 01, 2013, - 01:24 PM

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