Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The company has seen its revenue grow and is opening six more stores in the Twin Cities.
A Plymouth-based company is transforming the Twin Cities into a hotspot of hearing aid technology, according to a Monday Star Tribune article. Miracle-Ear, formerly Amplifon USA, plans to add six stores to the Twin Cities area to the 10 it already has here. It has about 400 employees at its headquarters and factory. The first-quarter revenue of the Plymouth-based North American operations grew 11 percent even as worldwide earnings of its parent company, Milan-based Amplifon, dropped about 3 percent year over year. Hearing aids are becoming big business as baby boomers grow older. Click here to read the full story.
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Americans across the country are reacting with shock to the devastation caused by a 2-mile wide Tornado in Oklahoma. Dozens have died, and President Obama has declared the path of the tornado a major disaster area. If you would like to help, you can do so from your computer or mobile device right now. Patch will be posting stories of locals who are working to help victims from afar. If you know of someone local was affected by the tornado or who is working to help the victims, please contact Stefanie Briggs at email@example.com.
Next week, Patch will have a brand-new design and a whole new way to connect.
Hi, everyone! We have some exciting news to share about Patch—we’re getting a whole new look! It’s coming next week and it’s going to make Plymouth Patch easier to use, as well as a better place to connect and share. The best part? You’ll be able to see it all on your mobile phone! Here’s what you need to know: We’re including more great stories from your neighbors, right on the homepage. So you’ll have all of our local reporting, plus the latest know-how and opinion from local bloggers. We’re adding Boards to make it easier for you to connect with each other, debate an issue, announce your garage sale or graduation or find a lost pet. More to say? It will be easier to start your own blog, too. You’ll soon be able to start your own blog …
Sheriff Stanek says 87 arrests for boating while intoxicated were made last year in Hennepin County, promises water patrol will have "all boats" on lakes and rivers this Memorial Day.
On Tuesday, Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek was at the Water Patrol station in Spring Park saying deputies, state troopers and DNR enforcement agents will be out in full force this Memorial Day. Related posts:
The family of teen killed in distracted driving crash is using foundation created in her name to affect change. The Dixit family tells how they are, slowly but surely, moving forward, and making their daughter proud. Sponsored by Grape Nuts.
About this sponsorship: In honor of the 60th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary’s historic ascent of Mount Everest, Patch and Grape-Nuts are teaming up to highlight those who inspire people around them to climb their own mountains. Shreya Dixit could have taken the bus to her parents' home in Eden Prairie that night. That was the plan when the University of Wisconsin student woke up that morning, before she learned she would be able to catch a ride with a friend who was driving to the Twin Cities that night. When she and two other friends were getting into the car for that trip, she could have gotten into the back seat instead of the front passenger seat. The driver could have, when she realized roughly a third of the way into their …
Robbinsdale Area Schools has been named a Top Performer with Energy Star and is proud to join EPA's list of Energy Star Leaders, an elite group of organizations that have improved energy efficiency across entire portfolios of commercial buildings.
Recently, Robbinsdale Cooper High School student volunteers helped improve the Majestic Hills Ranchin Lakeville. Students helped build a ramp to a hydraulic lift, assembled a patio, repaired the 320-foot fence, stabilized a manure bunker, laid gravel and
As you give your child an extra hug, send out your thoughts to Oklahoma and share what makes the educators in your child’s life special.
Last week, I had the opportunity visit with a few children at the Excelsior Farmers Market. Not surprising, they knew the exact number of days left until summer break. While many of our kids in Minnesota are eyeing the calendar with anticipation for summer break, I was reminded this week how much we owe our educators. As parents, we send our children off to school each morning expecting another typical school day until we pick them up. It becomes a parents worst nightmare when unexpected tragedies and circumstances hit a school – situations that seem to have been all too common nationwide during the 2013-2013 school year. Yet, time and time again, we hear about educators that put their life on the line to save those students they are …
The New Hope Learning Center in Robbinsdale Area Schools is getting a new playground, and needs volunteers 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 31, and 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Saturday, June 1. Join the fun and to provide a fun, safe place for kids to play!
The most recent Plymouth Police report shows a number stolen items including cars, jewelry, copper, a mat and more.
From May 9-15 the Plymouth Police Department reported 46 incidents, which included the following: • Two residential burglaries • Nine thefts, items stolen included: bicycle (later returned), front door mat, jewelry, construction equipment, gasoline, backpack, book of checks, credit card and copper from an irrigation system. • Two thefts from a vehicle, items stolen included: $200, Kindle Fire and miscellaneous items. • Two motor vehicle thefts, one on May 15 reported that officers responded to a motor vehicle theft from a business parking lot on the 2400 block of Xenium Lane North. The other incident May 13 reported a victim who said his car was stolen from a parking lot on the 10800 block of Rockford Road. Join Plymouth MN Patch for more …