Jon Tevlin

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

Recent content from Jon Tevlin

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

Tevlin: Actress, 86, ready for spotlight at Fringe Fest

When I heard that the upcoming Fringe Festival in the Twin Cities included a one-woman performance by an 86-year-old actress,...

Updated: August 01, 2013, - 07:44 AM

Tevlin: Northeast Minneapolis taps into the ‘brewconomy’

It was late afternoon on a sunny weekday and all the seats were already filled at Dangerous Man Brewing Co....

Updated: July 23, 2013, - 02:25 PM

Tevlin: Heroin cheap, easy to get – and it's the metro's latest epidemic

Even though he was in a daily haze of heroin and speed, Steve can remember clearly the day he hit...

Updated: July 17, 2013, - 10:32 AM

Tevlin: Yet another turn in the juicy Brodkorb epic

It had to have been a long July 4th weekend for at least 10 families, perhaps with plenty of fireworks.After...

Updated: July 13, 2013, - 09:53 PM

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