He is a Minnesotan. He is a billionaire, and he says he does not know or care who writes his checks. He is Bill Austin, owner of Starkey technologies. The only American hearing supplier is a major employer in the Twin Cities. The company operates out of Eden Prairie, as does the foundation — which fits people around the world with free hearing aids. The foundation’s star-studded fundraiser is Sunday, with Katy Perry headlining.
This Sunday is the Starkey Gala in St. Paul, and Katy Perry will headline the benefit.
Mamma Mia — the 10th longest running show in Broadway history — is certainly a favorite among Twin Cities audiences. Whether you’re a fan of ABBA, a fan of sequin-encrusted bell bottoms or just a fan of a great love story, this story is sure to bring some warmth into the coldest Minnesota day.
It’s finally happening. After weeks and months of planning, the trip I’ve been dreaming about is now just days away. I can almost smell the warm, salty Caribbean air. And I can now share this exciting adventure with all of you.
Smiles mark the faces of 22 of Minnesota’s Special Olympics athletes. They’re not beaming cheek to cheek because of what they’ve done – they’re happy over what they’re about to do, hear more clearly.
Paul will turn into Tinsel Town this weekend during the 13th annual So The World May Hear Awards Gala at the RiverCentre.
A 9-year-old boy lost all his belongings in a house fire on Christmas Eve, but on Wednesday he received a special gift.
Top names in music, sports, film and television showed their support for The Starkey Hearing Foundation at its 11th annual “So the World May Hear” gala on Sunday night at the St. Paul RiverCentre.
Imagine someone right behind you yelling your name, but you couldn’t hear them. That’s what it’s been like for Stephen Brodie until Monday afternoon.