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Metal Recycler Chooses Auburn for New Facility

Posted by ahelton on January 9, 2014

MetalX, LLC, a scrap metal recycling company, plans to locate a new facility in Auburn, potentially creating up to 80 new jobs by 2017.

The Waterloo, Ind.-based company will invest $12.4 million to purchase, renovate and equip an existing 240,000 square-foot industrial facility at 1101 Oren Drive in Auburn.

APD Press Release

Posted by llong on December 31, 2013


On 12/31/2013 at approximately 2:20am the Auburn Police Department responded to DeKalb Health, 1316 East Seventh Street, in response to a reported theft from a vehicle.

The Auburn Police Department (APD) plans to improve its training facilities and has requested the public’s help in raising funds for the project.

The APD wants to build a new multi-use training facility and renovate its existing outdoor firearms training area.

Police Department Offering Self Defense Course for Women

Posted by aprile on October 24, 2013

The Auburn Police Department will be offering a self defense course for women in November and December.

The course teaches the RAD (Rape Aggression Defense) System, which includes awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance. Women will learn realistic, self-defense tactics and techniques. Certified RAD instructors will teach the course. They include Officer Jeffrey Plank, Officer Joseph McGrade and Reserve Officer Sarah Reinhold.

Mark Calendar for 2013 Halloween Walk

Posted by aprile on October 1, 2013

The Auburn Parks & Recreation Department is spook-tifying Eckhart Park for its 18th Annual Halloween Walk.



Taxpayers have the ability to view budget notices in one central online location at BudgetNotices.IN.Gov. A new email subscription option is provided to taxpayers to stay informed of submissions by their local units. Taxpayers will be able to view all local government units in DeKalb county, search by their address, or use an interactive map tool. This website has been designed to promote the importance of budget notices and the role that they play in the daily lives of Indiana taxpayers. Taxpayers that do not have Internet access or have difficulties with the website may contact the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance at (888) 739-9826 and request a paper copy of the notices for their local government units.


Mayor's Corner

March 5, 2018
Dan Rabe started as an operator at Auburn’s Water Pollution Control (WPC) department after a stint in the air force. That was 28 years ago. Today, he is the face—and arms and legs and one-man operation—of the WPC’s Biosolids Progra…


March 5, 2018
The City of Auburn has scheduled its annual Spring Clean-up to begin in April. This year, pick-up will occur throughout the week, instead of on Saturdays as in past years. Residents are asked to have items out for pick-up on the Sunday prior to their clea…


  • March 16, 2018
    Two of the three courses offered by the Auburn Police Dept. on Basic Handgun Safety have already filled. Interested…
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