Jon Tevlin

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

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Tevlin: Delta worker's 26-year job is gone in 30 seconds for critical remarks

For 26 years, Kip Hedges worked to build a reputation and a job history, loading and unloading planes for Northwest...

Updated: December 10, 2014, - 06:22 AM

Tevlin: Has Minneapolis' Holidazzle become a Holifizzle?

Jon Tevlin: Forget the war on Christmas, how about the apparent war on creative holiday celebrations in downtown Minneapolis? The response to the new Holidazzle village was so hostile, event organizers even apologized on Facebook.

Updated: December 08, 2014, - 01:29 PM

Tevlin: When government transparency and individual privacy collide

I had planned to attend Tuesday’s legislative hearing on public access and privacy surrounding police body cameras, but it was...

Updated: December 02, 2014, - 11:07 PM

Tevlin: Racism on the Range, followed by suicide, now vindication

On his first day of school on Sept. 4, 2012, the bullies called him a racial epithet and blocked him...

Updated: November 29, 2014, - 04:35 PM

Tevlin: Our muddled views on medical marijuana cost this patient

Ben Hallgren was driving from his home in Colorado to the Duluth area, where his father was dying of cancer.A...

Updated: November 25, 2014, - 09:01 PM

Tevlin: Neighbors band together to save North Side homes

They think their experiment could be a pattern for future rehabilitation of the North Side, if only the bureaucrats would get out of the way.

Updated: November 23, 2014, - 06:36 AM

Tevlin: After 27 years of helping abused and abusers, advocate steps down

Carol Arthur’s inspiration is an odd bit of cracked clay that sits in her office on the top floor of...

Updated: November 19, 2014, - 08:44 PM

Tevlin: Promises, promises; yet another 'equity' fix for north Minneapolis

The federal government has a load of money to give away for “Promise Zones,” where cities are to use the money to help erase crime and poverty. Minneapolis was racing to get a piece of the action, but a couple of council members suggested the allure of money could turn the area into a zone of broken promises instead.

Updated: November 15, 2014, - 05:11 PM

Tevlin: A work party, a hypnotist, and an 'orgasm event'

A nonprofit agency that helps clients deal with “mental health, substance abuse and sexual health” issues threw a Halloween party for employees last year and hired a hypnotist as entertainment. What could go wrong?

Updated: November 13, 2014, - 08:10 PM

Tevlin: Little nonprofit is feeling the love in wake of 'Pointergate'

Last week, few people had heard of Neighborhoods Organizing for Change (NOC). Then a silly television story dubbed “Pointergate,” in...

Updated: November 13, 2014, - 02:10 PM

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