Auditor for 50-plus years
On Jan. 19, 1960, the Utility Commission approved the hiring of a new auditing firm for the Utility, Virchow Krause & Company. Now known as Baker Tilly, the firm continues to provide auditing services to New Holstein Utilities.
Superintendent Kane left in July 1960 and was eventually replaced by linemen Ernest Dyer Sr. as the electric superintendent.
Under the watchful eye of Dyer, the growth of the electric utility system continued into the 1960s. New homes were being constructed using electricity as its heating source. In fact, in November 1960 an electric home heating rate