The Nicollet County Board appointed a new county attorney Tuesday. Current Nicollet County Attorney Michael K. Riley Senior is retiring on September 2nd after 30 years of service to the county. He has served as county attorney since 1993. During it’s meeting Tuesday, the Board appointed Michelle Zehnder Fischer to serve the remainder of Riley’s term, which expires in December of 2014. Fischer served as assistant county attorney for 15 years, and most recently has served as Riley’s chief deputy assistant county attorney.