Jon Tevlin

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Jon Tevlin is a metro section columnist.

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Tevlin: A lesson in how to hold hands while still letting go

Lou Gydesen can recall the day, more than 70 years ago, that he met Darlene. They were working together at...

Updated: January 31, 2015, - 10:41 PM

Tevlin: Finding meaning and lessons in dying

on Tuesday, Kevin Schieffe spent more than an hour of what’s left of his life talking about what it’s like to die.

Updated: January 28, 2015, - 10:31 AM

Tevlin: Bullying incident goes viral, backfires big time

The father of a Prior Lake teen turned to YouTube after his daughter received insults and racial epithets via Snapchat. Three million views later, most everyone involved is feeling the sting.

Updated: January 26, 2015, - 01:35 PM

Tevlin: Northfield pub puts free speech limits to the test

Norman Butler, owner of a small Northfield pub that holds regular community forums on compelling issues, said there is no...

Updated: January 21, 2015, - 09:10 AM

Tevlin: Senators' entanglements do not pass the smell test

State Sen. Sean Nienow used to give out something he called the “dirty diaper award” for things that just didn’t...

Updated: January 17, 2015, - 09:28 PM

Tevlin: Colorado man still in a legal quagmire after visit to see dying dad

A few months ago Ben Hallgren was living in Colorado and working as a technician at a ski resort. Today he’s living with his mom near Duluth, jobless, in legal limbo and not sure whether he can go back home.

Updated: January 13, 2015, - 06:32 PM

Tevlin: Being for law enforcement and protesters not mutually exclusive

Earlier this week I wrote about the protests at the Mall of America. A significant number of readers missed the...

Updated: January 10, 2015, - 04:09 PM

May 2014: After a wrongful conviction, an education

As the band members tuned their instruments in the gymnasium at Inver Hills Community College, Koua Fong Lee put the...

Updated: January 08, 2015, - 03:38 PM

Tevlin: Does Bloomington attorney work for the city or the Mall of America?

When hundreds of protesters descended on the Mall of America on Dec. 20 to protest the police killing of young...

Updated: January 08, 2015, - 06:22 AM

Tevlin: Former banker's career path goes to the dogs

If the start of a new year makes you consider the possibility of making dramatic changes, you might be interested...

Updated: January 05, 2015, - 06:52 PM

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