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

Forecast: Airfares in 2014 likely to stay flat

A 2013 fare increase at MSP failed to materialize as Delta added seats and demand for business travel softened, Carlson...

Updated: July 31, 2013, - 10:21 AM

Omnicom-Publicis megamerger touches 3 Twin Cities agencies

Martin Williams, BBDO Proximity and Fallon will come under one corporate roof, but the effect on day-to-day operations will be...

Updated: July 29, 2013, - 09:42 PM

Padilla Speer to join forces with Virginia PR firm

Acquisition of Virginia firm will make the combined company one of the top 10 independent U.S. agencies.

Updated: July 29, 2013, - 12:25 AM

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

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