Jon Tevlin

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Jon Tevlin is a metro section columnist.

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Tevlin: Minn. soldier honored by a friend - and the Joint Chiefs

There is a time-honored tradition of recognizing and awarding U.S. Army officers when they retire from service. Lt. Col. Mark Weber is neither retired, nor planning to retire, but Gen. Martin Dempsey, who as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is the highest-ranking military officer in the country, will come to Rosemount Thursday to give Weber the Army's Legion of Merit award. He will also give the Superior Service Award to Weber's wife, Kristin.

Updated: August 17, 2012, - 07:06 AM

Tevlin: Bike helmet debate hits evocative fork in road

Some say mandating use amounts to bad public policy.

Updated: August 11, 2012, - 09:35 PM

Tevlin: Owner of corner hardware store parts with only job he's known

These are the last, sad days for Bob Bayers and the only job he's ever known, on the corner of 43rd and Upton in Linden Hills.

Updated: August 07, 2012, - 10:49 PM

Tevlin: From potential food fight to 'Let us break bread together' plan

What happens when three of the biggest names in the local culinary community, two Jews and a Palestinian, get into a debate about the Middle East on social media?

Updated: August 07, 2012, - 12:01 PM

Tevlin: Saints have a prayer? Not on atheists’ night

If the St. Paul Saints stage a dramatic comeback to defeat the Amarillo Sox during their game on Aug. 10, it probably won't be because of divine intervention.

Updated: July 31, 2012, - 11:52 PM

Tevlin: Lawyers' detective work must be commended

Sitting in a St. Paul cafe one day last week, public defenders Lauri Traub and Christine Funk were getting impatient with the service.

Updated: July 28, 2012, - 08:42 PM

Tevlin: Let’s stop and think about frac-sand mines

The small plane banked to the right over western Wisconsin, allowing a view of the rolling green hills pocked with large tan holes made by frac-sand mines. Then, near Chippewa Falls, the forests gave way to a massive hole and three sprawling rectangles of brown and blue -- holding ponds -- that made the landscape look like a game board.

Updated: July 24, 2012, - 11:48 PM

Tevlin: Could this be Bachmann's McCarthy moment?

I hate to say I told you so.

Updated: July 21, 2012, - 06:33 PM

Tevlin: Chiropractor adjusts his thinking about safety on water

They call it the "circle of death."

Updated: July 19, 2012, - 12:33 AM

Tevlin: Covert deals, phantom jobs blemish frac sand debate

"If you are looking for something underhanded here, there isn't," said William Bosshard, president of the Bank of Alma, Wis.

Updated: July 14, 2012, - 10:03 PM

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