Jon Tevlin

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

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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

Tevlin: Little Earth teen changed lives

Shortly before 9 a.m. on April 12, Cassandra Flores got the call she’d been waiting for: The University of Minnesota...

Updated: April 20, 2013, - 10:06 PM

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