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 businesses; Chapter 11 (or Chapter 12 for farmers or Chapter 13 for small businesses) gives protection from creditors while the business is reorganized.MINNEAPOLIS
Jason D. Betzler, as surety for J.B. Framers of Zimmerman Inc., Quality Evergreen Homes Inc., Betzler Builders Inc., Betz Properties Inc. and J&D Ventures Inc., and Cynthia L. Betzler, Princeton, Minn.; filed Nov. 30, 09-48124; Chap. 13; assets, $534,886; liabilities, $2,654,697.
Michael Eric Jens Pletan, as surety for Greenland Properties and TMP Appraisals Inc., and Tamara Jo Pletan, 8881 Kimberly Lane N., Maple Grove; filed Dec. 1, 09-48159; Chap. 7; assets, $627,192; liabilities, $1,114,752.
Adam Upton Bondhus, as surety for Upton Builders Inc. and A & D Exteriors Inc., Clear Lake, Minn.; filed Dec. 2, 09-48196; Chap. 7; assets, $269,140; liabilties, $613,422.
Erick John Kitchen, as surety for Kitchen Restaurants of MN Inc., doing business as Cinema Grill, 4236 46th Av. N., Robbinsdale; filed Dec. 2, 09-48198; Chap. 7; assets, $200,150; liabilities, $1,064,406.
Kathleen J. Gorman, as surety for Generations Properties, Generations Building Solutions and Generation Community Support Services, La Pointe, Wis.; filed Dec. 3, 09-48215; Chap. 7; assets, $180,728; liabilities, $1,445,905.
Jeffery Joseph Richter, as surety for Signature Homes of Minnesota Inc., Platinum Development Group Inc., Signature Homes by Jeff Richter Inc., Jeffrey Kendall Homes Inc., Viking Development Group Inc., Jeff Richter Real Estate Inc., Signature Realty of Minnesota Inc. and JRJ Development Group, 100 2nd St. NE., Minneapolis; filed Dec. 4, 09-48255; Chap. 7; no schedules filed.
Gregory Dale Dingman, as surety for H.D. Machining & Engineering Inc., and Sandra Ann Dingman, 17331 Chameleon St. NW., Ramsey; filed Dec. 4, 09-48262; Chap. 7; assets, $204,141; liabilities, $212,720.ST. PAUL
Signature Landscapes Inc., 20210 Panama Av., Prior Lake; filed Nov. 27, 08-38364; Chap. 7; assets, $119,220; liabilities, $241,915. Michael P. Jensen, president.
Rollie Raymond Klindworth and Dorothy Christene Klindworth, doing business as Dusty Rose Dairy, Goodhue, Minn.; filed Nov. 30, 09-38386; Chap. 12; no schedules filed.
Mainstream Development, 225 Main St. N., Stillwater; filed Dec. 1, 09-38444; Chap. 11; no schedules filed.
Robert Donald Bartkowitz, formerly doing business as Bartkowitz Trucking, as surety for B & B Trucking of Little Falls Inc. and BET Trucking Inc., and Roxanne Amber Bartkowitz, Little Falls, Minn.; filed Dec. 2, 09-38479; Chap. 7; assets, $160,630; liabilities, $316,617.
Nickolas John Tapio, and Ranadene Kay Tapio, as surety for Medical Billing Professionals and Medi Building Professionals, Sauk Rapids, Minn.; filed Dec. 7, 09-38508; Chap. 7, assets, $196,968; liabilities, $692,225.ST. PAUL (CONT.)
Jason Edwin Whaley, doing business as R to R Investments and Whaley Properties, as surety for Realty Executives Burnsville Inc. and Whaley Properties, formerly doing business as Auctus Real Estate Group, and Sarah Gaylene Whaley, doing business as R to R Investments, 20655 Hazelwood Trail, Lakeville; filed Dec. 3, 09-38518; Chap. 7; assets, $573,471; liabilities, $2,467,385.
David Malcomb Grim, as surety for Traditional Doors and Mill Works and Log Cabin Properties, and Teresa Lynn Grim, 313 County Rd., Stillwater; filed Dec. 3, 09-38529; Chap. 7; assets, $836,846; liabilities, $1,294,845.
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 businesses; Chapter 11 (or Chapter 12 for farmers or Chapter 13 for small businesses) gives protection from creditors while the business is reorganized.