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Von Pinnon

Matt Von Pinnon

Matt Von Pinnon is editor and longtime employee of The Forum. His column appears each Sunday on the editorial page of The Forum.

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Von Pinnon: Auto-flush loo tests a dad’s patience for potty training PressPass

As the father of a 2-year-old girl, I disdain automatic-flushing toilets.

INFORUM, 06/16/2012

Von Pinnon: Forum stands behind poll to gauge voter sentiment PressPass

Last week, Forum Communications Co., parent company of The Forum, rolled out over four days the results of a North Dakota political poll focusing on two weighty state measures and two hotly contested candidate races.

INFORUM, 05/19/2012

Von Pinnon: How news is presented changes with the times PressPass

I rarely, if ever, respond to letters to the editor that are critical of The Forum.
There are several reasons for this.

INFORUM, 04/07/2012

Von Pinnon: Girl in photo represents DUI’s innocent victims PressPass

On Friday afternoon, reporter Wendy Reuer and photographer Carrie Snyder ran out to a three-vehicle accident that was snarling traffic on the westbound lanes of Interstate 94 in Fargo.

INFORUM, 03/24/2012

Von Pinnon: It's the people's money: Spend it or give it back PressPass

We learned last week that North Dakota government expects to have $1.5 billion in surplus and reserves by the middle of next year.

INFORUM, 03/17/2012

Von Pinnon: Fighting Sioux debate is valuable lesson in civics PressPass

No matter which side of the issue you’re on, this debate is about values. But, in this particular case, it’s also a great lesson in how government works. Every government and social studies teacher in North Dakota should be using the Sioux ordeal as a real-time lesson in civics.

INFORUM, 02/18/2012

Von Pinnon: Moorhead should fix lights at downtown intersections PressPass

It’s so bad that many drivers I’ve spoken with avoid downtown Moorhead, afraid a passing parallel train might add several precious minutes to their commute.

INFORUM, 02/11/2012

Von Pinnon: Seven new members join The Forum Readers Board PressPass

Meet the seven new members of The Forum’s Readers Board.

INFORUM, 01/28/2012

Von Pinnon: Alleged sex crime victims handled with special care PressPass

Last weekend, on this very page, we ran a letter critical of our reporting on the criminal case of Dr. Jon Norberg.

INFORUM, 01/21/2012

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