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.


Curtis John Hennen, as surety for Hennen Construction Co. Inc., and Hennen Land Holdings, and Stacie Ann Hennen, Becker, Minn.; filed Aug. 28, 12-44981; Chap. 7; assets, $176,243; liabilities, $2,184,838.

Waconia Retail Investments, 540 Elm St., Waconia; filed Aug. 28, 12-45001; Chap. 11; no schedules filed. John Marceau, chief manager.


Maple Creek Retail Investments, Owatonna, Minn.; filed Aug. 28, 12-34979; Chap. 11; no schedules filed. John Marceau, chief manager.

David Dean Rochefort, doing business as Rochefort Welding & Grain Systems, as surety for Nasby Agri Systems Co. and R&N Developers Inc., and Nicolette Hope Rochefort, Elmore, Minn.; filed Aug. 29, 12-35010; Chap. 7; assets, $696,502; liabilities, $2,070,547.

Douglas J. McDowall, formerly doing business as McDowall Homes Inc., Rochester, Minn.; filed Aug. 30, 12-35016; assets, $24,422; liabilities, $194,354.