Do you recognize any of these players? Gaylord residents Elroy Hoppe (kneeling on right) and Eugene Grewe (second from left in back row), Marlin Barfknecht (back row left) and Gib Barfknecht (back row right) were members of New Auburn’s baseball team that won the Sibley County League’s championship in 1950. Continue reading »
Sibley County Drug Task Force, in cooperation with the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport Police, Friday, intercepted a marijuana shipment headed for New Auburn, the Sibley County Sheriff’s Office reported Monday. Continue reading »
Faced with the reality of treating storm water that drains directly in to High Island Lake and Creek, the City of New Auburn has opted to install rain gardens as opposed to city wide curb and gutter construction. Continue reading »
New Auburn was without water for several hours last Wednesday evening after vandals broke into the city’s water control building and closed a valve. Continue reading »
Seventy-five people attended an open house Saturday afternoon at the Water Treatment Plant and Water Tower in New Auburn. Above, New Auburn Mayor Roger Becker (right) visited with John Graupman (left), engineer with Bolten and Menk, and Gerald Woodley (center), Mankato representative from Sen. Norm Coleman’s office. The Water Treatment Facility cost $950,000, while the Water Tower cost $439,000. Construction of the new facilities began in June 2006 and was completed in June 2007.
Senator Norm Coleman announced that he has secured $300,000 in funding for the City of New Auburn’s drinking water plant in the Senate’s fiscal year 2008 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill. Continue reading »
It will be a loud and colorful fourth of July in New Auburn as the Fire Department hosts its annual combine derby followed by Fireworks courtesy of the VFW. Continue reading »
The City of New Auburn will be hosting an open house displaying its water treatment plant and water tower Saturday, June 23 from 1 – 4 p.m. Continue reading »