Jon Tevlin

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Jon Tevlin is a metro section columnist.

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Retired Minnesota general not surprised by sex assaults in military

The stories of rape and assault in military ranks just keep coming. Over the past couple of weeks, there has...

Updated: May 28, 2013, - 08:56 AM

Tevlin: Minimum wage hike got lost in the politics

Over the past several months, groups that represent the working poor have been fighting to test the adage that a...

Updated: May 21, 2013, - 10:54 PM

Tevlin: Beer, football, students: How can you lose?

Losing money selling beer to students and football fans seemed so outlandish I dropped in at Town Hall Brewery and a few other establishments near the U to make sure they were still in business.

Updated: May 18, 2013, - 09:49 PM

Tevlin: Mayo doctor's breakthrough shows importance of scientific research

When a Mayo Clinic surgeon showed a short film featuring the drummer of the heavy metal band Extractus at the...

Updated: May 14, 2013, - 08:28 PM

Tevlin: For some legislators, marriage vote may be costly

In the hours before the historic vote that gave same-sex Minnesotans the right to marry, people filled the State Capitol...

Updated: May 13, 2013, - 11:12 PM

Tevlin: Kluwe made an impact on, off the field

The notion that Kluwe’s support of basic civil rights was news at all underscores the seismic change underway, and it’s a sign of our sports-crazed times that an unusually erudite football punter would signal the tipping point of a social issue.

Updated: May 08, 2013, - 01:24 AM

Tevlin: Timberjay's battle with Johnson Controls reverberates beyond Ely

On Monday, 600 students will cram into the auditorium at Roseville Area High School to listen to a classic David...

Updated: May 05, 2013, - 06:55 AM

Tevlin: April indeed is the cruelest month for holding a bike challenge

This is how it was supposed to end: A warm day with a slight undertow of cool breeze, on a...

Updated: April 30, 2013, - 07:34 PM

Tevlin: Ted Mondale took a ‘long and tortured’ path to right decision

Last week Ted Mondale struck a deal with the receiver in the Tom Petters Ponzi scheme to pay back $50,000...

Updated: April 29, 2013, - 09:17 PM

Tevlin: Dear mayor: Try to trump these ideas for Nicollet Mall

Minneapolis leaders are eager to do a makeover of the tattered Nicollet Mall, and they announced last week they are...

Updated: April 23, 2013, - 10:39 PM

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