Jon Tevlin

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

Recent content from Jon Tevlin

Tevlin: Community, compassion shine brightly in Waseca

During an interview with Waseca investigators, there seemed to be a brief moment of compassion when alleged would-be school bomber...

Updated: June 28, 2014, - 10:00 PM

Tevlin: Rain or sleet can’t stop your mail, but a tiny dog can

There’s a journalism aphorism that says when a dog bites man, it’s not news. It’s only news when man bites...

Updated: June 25, 2014, - 09:08 PM

Tevlin: Once again, Minneapolis Civil Rights Department in turmoil

When Blong Yang worked as an investigator for the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights, he asked his bosses for a...

Updated: June 21, 2014, - 09:40 PM

Tevlin: Don’t roast the idea of $4 toast: Just add jam and enjoy

This is a story warning about another sign of the impending apocalypse.Or, it’s a nice story about the comforting nature...

Updated: June 17, 2014, - 09:44 PM

Tevlin: Young father knew it was 'time to wake up' and change

DeAndre Dontrail Walker can still remember with fondness sitting in his grandmother’s kitchen, getting his hair cut. There is something...

Updated: June 14, 2014, - 07:32 PM

Tevlin: Saying no to panhandlers does not include NFL

It’s not often you see a ransom note that comes with a return address.But when that note comes from 325...

Updated: June 10, 2014, - 11:13 PM

Tevlin: North Side craves southwest Minneapolis' parking 'problems'

Only in Minneapolis would a story about an economic and culinary boom turn into concern over where you are going...

Updated: June 07, 2014, - 08:46 PM

Tevlin: The little Iron Range paper that could – and did

Every once in a while I like to make a call to my favorite rabble-rousing editor from the Iron Range...

Updated: June 02, 2014, - 08:00 PM

Tevlin: Minneapolis probation officer protects people – from themselves

It doesn’t take long inside Ron Cunningham’s small office to recognize he deals with an interesting clientele.On one wall, there...

Updated: May 31, 2014, - 10:19 PM

Tevlin: Five months of training lines up lifetime of skills for North Side

The tornado that ripped through north Minneapolis in 2011 didn’t have an immediate impact on Alan Smith.

Updated: May 27, 2014, - 09:56 PM

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