Minnesota bankruptcies (July 12, 2009)
Chapter 7 is a petition to liquidate assets and discharge debts.
Chapter 11 is a petition for protection from creditors and to reorganize.
Chapter 12 is a petition for family farmers to reorganize.
Chapter 13 is a petition for wage earners to readjust debts.
Bankruptcy filings from the following counties: Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Hubbard, Mahnomen, Norman, Otter Tail, Polk, Traverse, Wadena and Wilkin.
Sandra Marie Agas, also known as Sandra Marie Johnson, East Grand Forks, Chapter 7, debts of $75,202, assets of $70,326.
Brian J. Henkel, Detroit Lakes, machinist, Chapter 7, debts of $27,889, assets of $2,828.
Jeanne Marie Mattson, Garfield, Chapter 7, debts of $212,713, assets of $175,871.
Russell William Richter, formerly doing business as Field Stone Gardens, Vergas, Chapter 7, debts of $125,501, assets of $115,295.
Jean Durben, formerly known as Jean Schmidt, 2614 11th St. S., Moorhead, project leader, Chapter 7, debts of $199,403, assets of $15,760.
Brenda Michelle Hagen, 105 5th St. N.W., Dilworth, Chapter 7, occupations, debts and assets not listed.
Clifford A. and Marlys A. Tingesdahl, Frazee, Chapter 7, debts of $279,013, assets of $251,573.
Brad Jay Buckland, Breckenridge, bookkeeper, Chapter 7, debts of $76,783, assets of $39,214.
Clara M. Lefebvre, Detroit Lakes, Chapter 7, debts of $169,048, assets of $217,531.
Jamie A. and Tonya M. Lighthizer, also known as Tonya Hagen, East Grand Forks, Chapter 7, debts of $171,310, assets of $133,923. Lighthizer is a truck driver.
Brian R. and Melissa J. Buck, formerly known as Melissa Cherry, Mahnomen, Chapter 7, debts of $81,353, assets of $20,764. Buck is a public worker. Mrs. Buck is a manager.
Richard Arthur and Adonna Ermel Fithen, Richville, Chapter 7, debts of $222,957, assets of $190,308.
Heidi M. Runningen, Vining, supervisor, Chapter 7, debts of $88,498, assets of $207,458.
Alan F. and Pamela J. Bettermann, Miltona, Chapter 7, debts of $255,515, assets of $239,303. Betterman is a mechanic. Mrs. Betterman is a manager.
Kari J. Hesby, Detroit Lakes, production line worker, Chapter 7, debts of $28,399, assets of $6,513.