The Nicollet County Attorney has announced that she’s running for reelection.

Nicollet County Attorney Michelle Zender Fischer.

Michelle Zehnder Fischer was hired as assistant county attorney in 1995, became chief deputy county attorney in 2007, and moved up to county attorney in 2011.

Zehnder Fischer said she believes her office helps to make Nicollet County a better place to live, work and raise a family, and added that public safety continues to be her top priority.

Longterm goals include continuing partnerships to reduce truancy to keep kids out of the criminal justice system, addressing the exploitation of our vulnerable adults and elderly, and working to find ways to combat the increase of drug use in the community.