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Ron McMartin

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
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 30, 2017
Doug Murch (right) a Fargo lawyer representing BMO Harris Bank of Chicago, is present for bidding at the McM Inc., in a Manvel, N.D., lot on Aug. 30. Prices for potato equipment were fair to “light” while the farm’s livestock equipment sales were strong. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Bankrupt North Dakota farm giant McM sells off equipment collateral
August 30, 2017 - 7:35pm
May 15, 2017
This 1961 photo includes top row from left:  Siblings Albert "Bert" Johnson; sister,  Nomia,  Hilton Johnson, and front (from left)  Lyle Johnson, and their parents Annie and  Russel Johnson. The Johnsons and their various entities would go on to cut a huge swath in the farming and business history of the northern Red River Valley region, centered at Walhalla, N.D. Photo courtesy of  the Johnson family of Walhalla.
Family roots: Johnson family cut wide swath in ag, business
May 15, 2017 - 7:59am
March 27, 2017
Pates: Juggernaut McM Inc. farm ends in epic fail
March 27, 2017 - 12:40pm
March 17, 2017
Ron McMartin Jr., of Grand Forks, N.D., and his lawyer Jon Brakke, Fargo, emerge from the federal courthouse in Grand Forks on Thursday, March 16, 2017. McM, Inc., McMartin's 39,000-acre farm based in St. Thomas, N.D., filed for Chapter 7 liquidation on Feb. 10 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Fargo. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Creditors in farm bankruptcy case meet to question McM owner
March 17, 2017 - 2:47pm
March 10, 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. Trevor Peterson / Forum News Serviceplay button
McM lists $49.7 million in debts, $10.3 million in assets as it files bankruptcy
March 10, 2017 - 9:17pm
February 18, 2017
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AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
February 18, 2017 - 8:30am
February 15, 2017
Ron McMartin Jr., president of McM Inc., a sprawling high-value specialty crop farm based in St. Thomas, N.D. Photo taken Oct. 10, 2016. Trevor Peterson / Forum News Serviceplay button
North Dakota farm giant McM files for bankruptcy
February 15, 2017 - 1:05pm
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