ST. CLOUD -- A St. Cloud advertising business is planning to close.

St. Cloud Downtown Council President Pegg A.K. Gustafson confirmed Monday Thelen Advertising is in the process of closing.

Thelen Advertising, located at 705 W St. Germain Street, was founded over 40 years ago by Mark and Ann Thelen.

The business was sold back in 2011 to longtime employees Ronn Paulson and Becky Tenvoorde.

WJON has made calls to Thelen Advertising for comment, but have gone unanswered.