Jon Tevlin

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Jon Tevlin is a metro section columnist.

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Tevlin: $500M boost from hosting Super Bowl? Super bogus

Gov. Mark Dayton and a collection of the area’s top business leaders held a news conference Monday to reveal we might just (wink, wink) be a contender to host the big game by 2018.

Updated: January 28, 2014, - 07:47 PM

Tevlin: Minnesota's sad, typical year of domestic violence

The first person to die of domestic violence in 2013 was a woman, 32, who was shot. The last to...

Updated: January 25, 2014, - 10:07 PM

Tevlin: At 27, he packed plenty into a life cut short in Alaska

The short, wild life of Genghis Muskox began in Minneapolis restaurant kitchens, traversed the globe and ended in death in Alaska, a land as epic as his name.

Updated: January 21, 2014, - 04:27 PM

Tevlin: Craft breweries join push for Sunday liquor sales

The recent surge in craft breweries, many of which don’t sell food and thus can’t be open on Sundays, has created a new advocate for Sunday sales.

Updated: January 15, 2014, - 03:52 AM

Tevlin: Legalizing pot is this former businessman's passion

Randy Quast built a hugely successful trucking company, then sold it and retired at age 37. He didn’t become a...

Updated: January 11, 2014, - 09:19 PM

Tevlin: Extreme cold turns us into phony tough guys

Wussies.You know what they called this kind of weather back in my day?Spring break.When I was a kid, a Polar...

Updated: January 06, 2014, - 07:28 PM

Tevlin: Time to reflect on another year of lessons from the likes of you

It looks like 2014 came in like a wrecking ball.

Updated: December 31, 2013, - 08:27 PM

Tevlin: Ex-pharmaceutical salesman gives up pay, finds real value in saving lives

Jerry Fleischaker had made a career selling pharmaceuticals, then was lucky to have some good years in retirement before his...

Updated: December 28, 2013, - 10:35 PM

Tevlin: Gritty Christmas memories of a child in Whittier

(Note: I have a tradition of reading Dylan Thomas’ classic “A Child’s Christmas in Wales” every season. With apologies to...

Updated: December 24, 2013, - 06:43 PM

Dec. 18, 2013: Catholic Church's long, weird week

Patrick Marker has run a website dedicated to exposing abusive priests and offering a platform for victims for more than...

Updated: December 18, 2013, - 12:12 PM

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