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

Pohlads go one-on-one with IRS

Carl Pohlad’s heirs say the government greatly overvalued the Twins.

Updated: July 22, 2013, - 05:48 AM

Popeye's rebrands itself with Louisiana flair

The fried-chicken chain is expanding in the Twin Cities.

Updated: July 13, 2013, - 08:30 PM

Dean of Hamline School of Law returns to private practice

Don Lewis guided school through economic hard times.

Updated: July 09, 2013, - 08:27 PM

July 8: Petters seeks reduced prison sentence

Lawyer asked judge in Ponzi scheme to consider reducing 50-year sentence.

Updated: July 08, 2013, - 08:28 PM

Carlson hotels courting the prized millennials

Carlson’s Country Inns & Suites hires HGTV’s Genevieve Gorder, among others, to serve up a millennial makeover for its properties.

Updated: July 07, 2013, - 05:49 PM

Obituary: Joseph Rukavina, teacher, coach and WWII veteran

One of the few times that John Rukavina saw his dad, Joe, cry was after watching the movie “Flags of...

Updated: July 06, 2013, - 05:21 PM

Judge rules that Petters 'clawbacks' can go to 1995

The ruling means the bankruptcy trustee can pursue up to $60 million in alleged fraudulent transfers.

Updated: June 21, 2013, - 09:06 PM

Bubbles by Brooks buoyant after trademark win

High-end clothier Brooks Brothers has dropped a trademark infringement action against the small Rochester-based distributor of therapeutic soaps.

Updated: June 20, 2013, - 09:38 PM

Pinnacle Airlines changing name to Endeavor Air

The change marks the airline’s rebirth after exiting bankruptcy.

Updated: June 19, 2013, - 08:36 PM

Fallon ad agency loses Cadillac account

The Minneapolis firm privately called the stunning blow “an outcome we do not deserve.”

Updated: June 18, 2013, - 09:31 PM

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