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The Village secures largest donation in organization history

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A North Dakota native and real estate developer made a unique and substantial donation to a Fargo-based nonprofit human services organization. Mike Marcil (not affiliated with Forum Communications) recently donated a gift of real estate worth $2.3 million to The Village Family Service Center, the organization that supports programs such as Big Brothers Big Sisters, Nokomis Child Care Centers, First ...

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Real Estate Developer Mike Marcil Awards $25,000 Grant to PATH, Inc.

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January 30, 2017, Fargo, North Dakota– Mike Marcil, CEO of Aalton Real Estate LLC., a Fargo-based commercial and rental real estate company, awarded a $25,000 grant to the PATH Family Support Program in Fargo, North Dakota. The grant will be used to support the recruitment and retention of licensed foster families to serve in the PATH Family Support Program. Additionally, the ...

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Where’s the Money?


Understanding North Dakota’s Rapidly Growing Financial Empire Mike Marcil | Shale Plays Media The comprehensive annual financial report released by the North Dakota Office of Management and Budget dated June 30, 2011, reported the assets of North Dakota exceeded its liabilities at fiscal year end by $8.7 billion (reported as net position). According to the most recent report, dated June ...

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Shale Plays Media acquires Bakken Locator

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Press Release Fargo, North Dakota – August 15, 2014 – Shale Plays Media is pleased to announce the acquisition of Bakken Locator. This acquisition represents Shale Plays Media’s continuing investment in building the richest content surrounding the tight oil industry. The addition of Bakken Locator adds 4800 businesses to the company’s directory.  Jay Derenthal, founder of Bakken Locator said “I ...

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Bakken Locator: a business directory for the Bakken

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Lydia Gilbertson | Shale Plays Media Google+ The Bakken boom has sparked a variety of different types of businesses that aren’t directly related to the drilling process. From construction work to media development, the North Dakota economy has seen explosive growth. The web industry has begun to interact with the boom in many interesting ways. The start-up web company Bakken Locator ...

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A step toward tracking ND’s oil wealth


By: Rob Port, Bakken.com contributor North Dakota gets a lot of attention for soaring tax revenues. In the last biennium, the state exceeded legislative projections for general fund revenues by nearly 50 percent, or about $1.7 billion. Already, just months into the 2013 – 2015 biennium, the state has exceeded projections by $134 million. Compared to the previous biennium’s actual ...

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Former NDSU Alumni donates $2,500,000 to establish “The Empowerment Project”

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Innovative new organization designed to use “market based” concepts to address homelessness, childcare, transportation, mental health and other challenges. (Fargo, ND) Daniel Erickson, a Slayton, Minnesota native who attended North Dakota State University has donated $2,500,000 to establish The Empowerment Project. Erickson is a long time entrepreneur who started his business career in Fargo almost 20 years ago and now ...

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