David Phelps

Reporter | Professional services
Phone: 612-673-7269
David Phelps covers the business of law, advertising and financial services. He previously led coverage of the Tom Petters fraud investigation and continues to cover its afternmath. Phelps is a former member of the Star Tribune Washington Bureau who has also covered state and local government and politics.

Recent content from David Phelps

Walker on stand: 'Never' meant to defraud Bixby investors

The 71-year-old former CEO testified in his own defense Tuesday

Updated: February 25, 2014, - 09:22 PM

Bixby’s coal gasification held promise, witness says

“I thought the sky was the limit,” energy consultant told court as defense began.

Updated: February 24, 2014, - 08:29 PM

Snap Fitness expands its portfolio into kickboxing, yoga, group training

As the health club industry grows, Snap Fitness is expanding its exercise portfolio into kickboxing, yoga and group training.

Updated: February 24, 2014, - 01:14 PM

Feb. 21: Ryan plans Downtown East hotel, apartments

Ryan’s Downtown East hotel would use the new Radisson Red concept aimed at young adults.

Updated: February 21, 2014, - 10:50 PM

Carlson unveils two new hotel concepts for Radisson franchisees

Carlson unveiled its new hotel concepts for Radisson franchisees: the media-savvy Red and five-star Quorvus.

Updated: February 18, 2014, - 08:49 PM

Spirit to add MSP-Detroit service from May to Nov. 1

Travelers remain wary of the budget airline’s add-on charges, but ticket sales continue to grow.

Updated: February 13, 2014, - 10:28 PM

Jury: Fund manager deceived investors in Petters dealings

Lawyers for hedge fund manager Marlon Quan said the verdict was “inconsistent” in the civil trial over Petters-related investments.

Updated: February 11, 2014, - 08:39 PM

Yet another trial tied to Petters scam goes to jury

Separately, the businessman-turned-Ponzi-schemer loses a last-ditch attempt at a plea deal to cut his prison term to 30 years.

Updated: February 10, 2014, - 09:29 PM

Going beyond Blu, Radisson is transforming its brand

In addition to its upscale Radisson Blu brand, the Carlson hotel division is refurbishing other hotel properties as part of a $1 billion makeover in hopes of returning to the front rank of hotels.

Updated: February 10, 2014, - 10:23 AM

Propane shortage won't end until temperatures moderate

Suppliers who started the season with lower-than-normal supplies won’t be able to catch up as long as cold weather drags...

Updated: February 03, 2014, - 04:29 PM

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