This is a list of recent business-related bankruptcies filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Minneapolis and St. Paul. The number after the filing date is the case number. A Chapter 7 petition is for liquidation of the business; Chapter 11 (or Chapter 12 for farmers or Chapter 13 for small businesses) gives protection from creditors while the business is reorganized.


Kimberley Potts King, as surety for Cash It II Inc., Neighborhood Financial Services Inc. and Checks R Us Inc.; filed April 5, 13-41711; Chap. 7; assets, $223,763; liabilities, $398,038.

Mortiz J. Wald, as surety for MJ Construction Exteriors Inc., formerly doing business as MJ Remodeling, MJ Construction and Remodeling and MJ Construction, and Michelle R. Wald, 16511 Packard St. NE.; filed April 11, 13-41821; Chap. 7; assets, $38,564; liabilities, $1,125,411.


Rick Ron Unger, individually and doing business as Datacom Link Co., Stewartville, Minn.; filed April 8, 13-31664; Chap. 7; assets, $166,275; liabilities, $354,300.

Cynthia L. Cook, as surety for Cynthia Cook Inc., 3152 Crane Creek Place, Eagan; filed April 9, 13-31675; Chap. 7; assets, $236,112; liabilities, $654,949.

Timothy Frederick Buechler, doing business as AFM Countertops and Midwest Surfaces Inc., Rochester, Minn.; filed April 11, 13-31724; Chap. 7; assets, $155,300; liabilities, $866,844.