Jury Finds Fmr. Starkey Exec, Business Associate Guilty In $15M Fraud SchemeA jury has found a former Starkey Hearing Technologies executive and a business associate guilty of a $15 million fraud scheme Thursday.
Man Accused Of Bilking Starkey Goes After Owner’s ReputationOne of the men accused of bilking Starkey Hearing out of $20 million is firing back with scathing allegations directed at owner Bill Austin.
Head Of Starkey Labs Subsidiary Indicted On Tax Fraud ChargeThe former president of a Starkey Laboratories subsidiary is the latest figure connected to the company to face criminal charges.
Indicted Starkey Execs Claim Owner Knew Of Their $30M In Payments, PerksAttorneys for the men charged in the massive Starkey Labs embezzlement case say owner Bill Austin was fully aware of their payments and perks.
Ousted Starkey Labs Executives Indicted In $20M Fraud SchemeThree former Starkey Laboratories executives and two of their business associates are indicted in an plot that took more than $20 million from the company.
Local Foundation Helps Texas Man Receive The Gift Of Hearing This Holiday For many families, the days before Christmas are filled with hurried travel to pick up last minute gifts before the holiday arrives. For one Texas family, their last minute trip included a plane ride across the country to ensure their brother received the perfect present – the gift of sound.
FBI Searches Home Of Fired Former President Of Starkey HearingMore drama is unfolding in the ongoing purge of top executives at Starkey Labs. Federal agents executed a search warrant at the Plymouth home of former Starkey president Jerry Ruzicka Wednesday afternoon.
Lawsuit Of Fired Executive Paints Unflattering Portrait Of Starkey FounderA new lawsuit claims it was a power struggle involving the stepson of Starkey Laboratories Founder Bill Austin that led to the firings last month of top company executives.
Meet Bill Austin – Founder Of Starkey Hearing FoundationHe 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.
George W. Bush, Katy Perry Coming To St. Paul For Starkey GalaThis Sunday is the Starkey Gala in St. Paul, and Katy Perry will headline the benefit.
Curiocity: Mamma Mia's Michael Colavolpe On ABBA, Bell Bottoms<em>Mamma Mia</em> -- 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.
Twins Blog: Paul Molitor, The Dominican Republic & StarkeyIt’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.
Starkey Steps Up To 'Aid' Minnesota's Special OlympiansSmiles 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.
Celebs Coming To St. Paul To Help The World Hear Paul will turn into Tinsel Town this weekend during the 13th annual So The World May Hear Awards Gala at the RiverCentre.
After Devastating Christmas Fire, Boy Hears AgainA 9-year-old boy lost all his belongings in a house fire on Christmas Eve, but on Wednesday he received a special gift.