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June 1, 2018
Ron McMartin Jr., president of McM Inc., a sprawling high-value specialty crop farm based at St. Thomas, N.D., says he has no plans of quitting farming, despite false rumors. He's endured rumors of financial collapse and even that he'd committed suicide. Photo taken Oct. 10, 2016, near St. Thomas, N.D. Trevor Peterson / Forum News Service
McMartin Sr. denies fraud in McM Inc. Chapter 7
June 1, 2018 - 5:45pm
The Gibson Guitars Corp. logo is seen on finished guitars at the company's factory in Nashville. MUST CREDIT: Jeff Adkins, Bloomberg
Iconic guitar maker Gibson files for bankruptcy in deal to renew business
May 1, 2018 - 3:10pm
April 23, 2018
Bill Sczepanski, 56, of Stephen, Minn., ran a farming operation that topped 27,000 acres in 2014, only to go insolvent in 2017, adversely affecting a finance company and a co-op elevator at nearby Alvarado, Minn. Photo summer 2014, at Stephen, Minn. (Forum News Service/Agweek)
Big farm insolvency plays out in state court
April 23, 2018 - 6:00am
March 9, 2018
A woman exits a Claire's store on Dec. 1, 2006, in New York. MUST CREDIT: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg
Fashion accessories chain Claire's said to plan to file bankruptcy
March 9, 2018 - 2:01pm
January 26, 2018
MODE clothing stores are opening up across the midwest. Forum News Service file photo
Bankruptcy case may hand development fund major hit
January 26, 2018 - 5:45pm
January 12, 2018
An auction-goer for the BMO Harris Bank bankruptcy collateral sale in Manvel, N.D., for the McM Inc. farm waits in the shade of a row of wagons. The sale brought an estimated $1.3 million to help satisfy the bank’s $42 million debt. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Mikkel Pates)
Lake trustee of McM farm denies fraud, says banker BMO was informed
January 12, 2018 - 5:25pm
January 6, 2018
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AgweekTV: A Voice for FFA
January 6, 2018 - 8:30am
December 28, 2017
Ron McMartin Jr., president of McM Inc., a sprawling high-value specialty crop farm based at St. Thomas, N.D., says he has no plans of quitting farming, despite false rumors. He's endured rumors of financial collapse and even that he'd committed suicide. Photo taken Oct. 10, 2016, near St. Thomas, N.D. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Trevor Peterson)
Judge approves McM Inc. farm bankruptcy payout of $9.1 million to secured creditors
December 28, 2017 - 6:44pm
December 23, 2017
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AgweekTV: McMartin Bankruptcy Update
December 23, 2017 - 8:00am
September 29, 2017
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St. Thomas farmer McMartin discloses financials
September 29, 2017 - 11:17pm
August 14, 2017
Ron McMartin Jr., president of McM Inc., a sprawling high-value specialty crop farm based at St. Thomas, N.D., says he has no plans of quitting farming, despite false rumors. He's endured rumors of financial collapse and even that he'd committed suicide. Photo taken Oct. 10, 2016, near St. Thomas, N.D. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Trevor Peterson)
Minn. lawyer appointed to gather assets in McMartin bankruptcy case
August 14, 2017 - 4:26pm
July 10, 2017
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Former Twins SP Livan Hernandez files for bankruptcy
July 10, 2017 - 5:39pm
May 8, 2017
Kenny Johnson and his cousin, Al Johnson, have started Elkhorn Farms, a 20,000-acre farming venture based in an old bank building in the business district of  Walhalla, N.D. Mikkel Pates/ Forum News Serviceplay button
Meet Elkhorn Farms: Landlords formed it to farm 20K acres from McM Inc.
May 8, 2017 - 6:37am
April 10, 2017
Susan Bala, with her attorney Mark Beauchene on July 14, 2005, comments to the media about her sentence of 27 months for her part in the Racing Services Inc. scandal at the Federal Courthouse in Fargo. Forum News Service file photo.
North Dakota Senate votes to set aside $15.2 million for Bala case
April 10, 2017 - 3:39pm
April 3, 2017
Gordmans will stay open in Grand Forks, three other ND cities
April 3, 2017 - 7:26pm
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