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

Wealth care for a healthy bottom line

The Johnston Group aims to provide more personalized financial advice than large firms are able to offer clients.

Updated: November 08, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Imation investor demands ouster of CEO, sale of certain assets

New Orleans-based Spear Point demanded wholesale changes, divestiture in letter to board.

Updated: November 06, 2014, - 11:22 PM

FCC resolves $16M lawsuit over fax violation

Twin Cities legal publisher was cleared of a rules violation.

Updated: November 06, 2014, - 09:16 PM

Trustee seeks 'false profits' from Petters investors

Doug Kelley filed a motion for investors’ Ponzi scheme gains: $119 million, including interest.

Updated: October 31, 2014, - 09:04 PM

Football season the wind beneath Buffalo Wild Wings' strong third-quarter earnings

The World Cup and football season pushed earnings at Buffalo Wild Wings beyond analysts’ expectations.

Updated: October 27, 2014, - 09:23 PM

Ad agency Olson to be acquired by technology consultant ICF

The $295 million deal could gain the Minneapolis ad agency more international clients.

Updated: October 23, 2014, - 04:13 PM

Food giant General Mills' campaign against hunger

General Mills’ marketing chief plays a leading role in the nationwide Outnumber Hunger campaign that benefits local food shelves.

Updated: October 19, 2014, - 12:23 AM

Two hedge funds reach $322 million settlement in Petters case

The hedge funds’ settlement would be the largest to date — if any money is available.

Updated: October 04, 2014, - 06:45 AM

Obituary: An eye for design, an itch to learn

A trained architect, the Minneapolis resident never lost his eye for design, his prowess in the classroom or his itch for learning.

Updated: September 30, 2014, - 09:14 AM

Petters victims to benefit from Bluestem sale

Victims of the Tom Petters bankruptcy fraud will see more than $60 million from the sale of the company once known as Fingerhut. A trustee says it was the smartest investment Petters made.

Updated: September 30, 2014, - 12:14 AM

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