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Here are bankruptcy filings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of South Dakota, for Aug. 22 through Aug. 28. Individuals can file Chapter 7 petitions (asking that debts be liquidated); Chapter 12 (a simplified reorganization method for farmers and ranchers whose gross debt does not exceed $1.5 million); and Chapter 13 (a plan to repay some debts in three to five years). Businesses can file Chapter 11 petitions to reorganize their debts under a court-approved plan for repayment.

• Alcester: Michael John Burke, Chapter 7.

• Black Hawk: Jerred Alvin Kerner, Chapter 7; Shanna Kay Kerner, Chapter 7.

• Brandon: Lois Jean Brockey, Chapter 7.

• Delmont: Joyce Joan Peters, Chapter 7.

• Dell Rapids: Jacolyn Ann Bortnem, Chapter 7.

• Frankfort: Wendell Winston Brummett, Chapter 7; Joyce Ann Brummett, Chapter 7;

• Glenham: Tiffinie Ann Matott, Chapter 7.

• Lennox: Stephen Walter Appel, Chapter 7; Phyllis Ann Appel, Chapter 7; Donald Neil Coffee Jr., Chapter 7; Jennifer Lee Coffee, Chapter 7.

• Madison: Jesse Richard Beaner, Chapter 7; Heather Nan Beaner, Chapter 7.

• Rapid City: Kathleen Gay Green, Chapter 13; Caleb DeWayne Prince, Chapter 7.

• Salem: David Bennett Wickman, Chapter 7; LeAnne Marie Wickman, Chapter 7.

• Sioux Falls: Scott Richard Light, Chapter 7; Johnna Sue Light, Chapter 7; Theodore Ronald Ellenbecker, Chapter 7; Nancy Jane Ellenbecker, Chapter 7; Kevin Timothy Vogt, Chapter 7; Trisha Jean Vogt, Chapter 7; Ernest Maxwell Canady, Chapter 7; Tracy James Gottsch, Chapter 7; Mark Donald Soulek, Chapter 13; Gary Lynn Gullikson, Chapter 7; Kelly June Gullikson, Chapter 7; Dana Michael Parmley, Chapter 7; Shane David Bonham, Chapter 7; Brittany Lexis Price, Chapter 7; Samuel Jon Reis, Chapter 7; Kacey Nicole Reis, Chapter 7.

• Sturgis: Bruce Duncan McArthur, Chapter 7; Linda Rose McArthur, Chapter 7.

• Veblen: James Lee Nickeson, Chapter 7.

• Yankton: Brenda Katherine Greer, Chapter 7.