The trial of Beverly Joan De Ronde has been continued into February. De Ronde is a Pella resident who was indicted on 12 counts of mail fraud after borrowing $730,000 dollars from friends and relatives before filing for bankruptcy this year. She has entered a not guilty plea to her charges. If found guilty, she will have to pay back the loans to the U.S. Government, and forfeit any property purchased with the loans. Her trial is has been rescheduled for February 4th in U.S. District Court in Des Moines.