Jon Tevlin

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

Recent content from Jon Tevlin

Tevlin: Drug testing those on welfare harms more than it helps

It really makes me mad when people who get government assistance of some sort instead use it to buy drugs.For...

Updated: February 17, 2014, - 08:45 PM

Tevlin: Duluth Wendy's owner is the latest example of business owners doing right by workers

When a fire broke out near the pickup window of a Wendy’s restaurant in Duluth, it threatened not only the...

Updated: February 08, 2014, - 05:27 PM

Tevlin: Pencil pushers, tree-huggers see common ground at bird sanctuary

Soft morning light filtered through the trees and made the snow glisten.Matt Johnson pointed to a tree in the distance....

Updated: February 04, 2014, - 07:01 PM

Tevlin: Southwest alum’s gifts prompt debate over inequity

The theme of economic inequity has been debated recently from Wall Street to the White House. Now a man’s desire...

Updated: February 03, 2014, - 08:02 PM

Tevlin: $500M boost from hosting Super Bowl? Super bogus

Gov. Mark Dayton and a collection of the area’s top business leaders held a news conference Monday to reveal we might just (wink, wink) be a contender to host the big game by 2018.

Updated: January 28, 2014, - 07:47 PM

Tevlin: Minnesota's sad, typical year of domestic violence

The first person to die of domestic violence in 2013 was a woman, 32, who was shot. The last to...

Updated: January 25, 2014, - 10:07 PM

Tevlin: At 27, he packed plenty into a life cut short in Alaska

The short, wild life of Genghis Muskox began in Minneapolis restaurant kitchens, traversed the globe and ended in death in Alaska, a land as epic as his name.

Updated: January 21, 2014, - 04:27 PM

Tevlin: Craft breweries join push for Sunday liquor sales

The recent surge in craft breweries, many of which don’t sell food and thus can’t be open on Sundays, has created a new advocate for Sunday sales.

Updated: January 15, 2014, - 03:52 AM

Tevlin: Legalizing pot is this former businessman's passion

Randy Quast built a hugely successful trucking company, then sold it and retired at age 37. He didn’t become a...

Updated: January 11, 2014, - 09:19 PM

Tevlin: Extreme cold turns us into phony tough guys

Wussies.You know what they called this kind of weather back in my day?Spring break.When I was a kid, a Polar...

Updated: January 06, 2014, - 07:28 PM

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