New Auburn

New Auburn

News from the New Auburn community.

New Auburn Fish Fry –

New Auburn Mayor Roger Becker believes residents of our county, state, and country have a lot to learn from Sweden about recycling. Becker has traveled to Sweden twice, to visit his daughter Wendy, who lives and works there. During...

City of New Auburn Election Results

New Auburn residents re-elected their long-time mayor, and added a new face to the City Council. Roger Becker, who has served as mayor for 24 years, was re-elected with 88 votes. His challengers Pam Horton and Craig Lowden each...
Despite the unseasonably wet weather recently, New Auburn's street project is slightly ahead of schedule, according to Al Hahn, resident project representative of SEH, Gaylord. All excavation has been completed, Hahn said, and 99% of the aggregate has been...

Crashing combines

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...

On Schedule –

Going up –

Construction began last week on New Auburn's 100,000 gallon water tower. Work is being done by General Construction Services, Inc. of Stillwater. David Webb, co-owner of the company, said that the water tower is expected to be completed in...
Bids for New Auburn’s new water tower and water treatment facility came in just slightly above preliminary estimates last week. General Construction Services, Stillwater, was the apparent low bidder on the elevated water storage tank (water tower) with a...

Blast from the past!

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...