Austin Bachmann of Ottertail, MN was named the 2012 Minnesota State Auctioneer Champion at the state auctioneers conference held in Minnetonka, Minnesota. Austin is serving as a Minnesota State Auctioneers Association Board of Director, and has been involved with the auction business since a young age. Austin works full time in the auctioneering and real estate business for Bachmann Auctioneers & Bachmann Carow Real Estate Inc. out of Perham, MN.