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Crashing combines

Friday, July 13th, 2007

New Auburn Fire Department's combine demolition derby

There were 21 entries in New Auburn Fire Department’s combine demolition derby on Wednesday, July 4. First and second place went to Darin Drill and Eric Platz. Third place went to Brad Perschau of Glencoe, consolation was won by Andy Cohrs of Glencoe, and Powder Puff was won by Tanya Tesch of New Auburn. Continue reading »

Blast from the past!

Friday, July 13th, 2007

New Auburn�s 1950 baseball team

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 »

Marijuana shipment seized enroute to New Auburn

Thursday, July 5th, 2007

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 »

Rain gardens will control water run off in New Auburn

Thursday, July 5th, 2007

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 »

Vandals shut off water in New Auburn

Thursday, July 5th, 2007

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 »

Water Treatment Plant and Water Tower open House

Thursday, June 28th, 2007

Water Treatment Plant and Water Tower open House

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.

New Auburn may receive $300,000 from feds for water treatment

Thursday, June 28th, 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 »

New Auburn to host combine demo and fireworks

Thursday, June 28th, 2007

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 »

New Auburn to display treatment plant and water tower

Thursday, June 21st, 2007

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 »

The finishing touch

Friday, June 8th, 2007

New Auburn's new 100,000 gallon water tower

The finishing touch – painting – was being done last week on New Auburn’s new 100,000 gallon water tower. The water tower and the city’s new water treatment plant are expected to begin operating this month. The city is planning an open house June 23.