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.
Mark R. Jerde and Robin F. Jerde, as surety for RM Mechanical Inc., Montrose, Minn.; filed May 11, 12-42853; Chap. 7; assets, $247,235; liabilities, $571,969.
Daniel J. Allen, as surety for Botl Properties and Midwest Portable Storage, and Jodie J. Allen, 3574 114th Lane NW., Coon Rapids; filed May 14, 12-42890; Chap. 7; assets, $256,995; liabilities, $1,004,766.
Roman Anthony Restaurant Group, doing business as Grecco's on the St. Croix, 955 12th Av. SE., Forest Lake; filed May 14, 12-32916; Chap. 11; no schedules filed. Justin Grecco, owner.
Randall L. Nelson, as surety for Nelson's Markets Inc., doing business as Nelson's Bake Shoppe, Bella Cafe, Jack's Bake Shop and Pine City NE, and Shannon R. Nelson, North Branch, Minn.; filed May 15, 12-32930; Chap. 7; assets, $738,207; liabilities, $1,614,997.
Patrick Anthony Lawrance, also known as Signcrafters Outdoor Display Inc. and Tonka Signcrafters, 6259 Empire Lane, Maple Grove; filed May 16, 12-42960; Chap. 7; assets, $541,339; liabilities, $1,515,838.
Ronald Gene Schwartz, also known as LDP & Associates Inc., 10450 Kimbro Av. S., Cottage Grove; filed May 17, 12-33001; Chap. 7; assets, $388,374; liabilities, $330,099.