New Auburn

New Auburn

News from the New Auburn community.

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. Choosing...
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...
New Auburn residents may be facing a $1.666 million street improvement project this year. The City of New Auburn will be holding a public hearing Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the City Hall, to consider making street improvements. According to...

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...
It may take two years for the water level to be "normal" after the drawdown at High Island Lake in New Auburn. Robb Collett of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources gave a report to the County Board of...
Northfield teacher Kevin Dahle won a special state Senate District 25 election for the Democrats Thursday night. He defeated Republican nominee, former State Rep. Ray Cox 6,802 to 5,225. Independence candidate Vance Norgaard received 298 votes. The special election was...
Streets were beginning to look fine in 2009. That was the case for New Auburn as a $1 million street improvement project headlined the City's business this past year, according to Mayor Roger Becker. Work was done on existing blacktop...

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...
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. Neither the ultimate recipient, nor the source of the drug...
New Auburn's City Council, last week, ordered plans and specifications for an estimated $1.665 million street project. Although the plans and specifications have been ordered to be completed by the city's engineering firm, it does not mean the City...