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.


Brian Lee Handwerk, as surety for Handwerk Inc., doing business as Marie Avenue Service and Glass, 2951 Hazelwood Lane, Mound; filed Oct. 22, 12-46025; Chap. 7; assets, $404,550; liabilities, $674,977.

Central Beauty School of Cambridge Inc., Cambridge, Minn., filed Oct. 23, 12-46064; Chap. 7; assets, $5,670; liabilities, $42,201. Christine Mruz, president.


Dwight M. Meintsma and Robin M. Meintsma, formerly doing business as Kimbrae Supper Club, Dundee, Minn.; filed Oct. 23, 12-35982; Chap. 7; assets, $188,175; liabilities, $576,808.

Robert E. Williams, as surety for Williams Distribution, and Kristie L. Williams, 1650 Northridge Dr., Hastings; filed Oct. 24, 12-36002; Chap. 7; assets, $826,110; liabilities, $1,270,859.

Ronald Mathew Launderville, formerly doing business as Launderville's Towing & Service Inc., 2285 N. 7th St., North St. Paul; filed Oct. 25, 12-36021; Chap. 7; assets, $35,516; liabilities, $478,204.