ST. PETER — Nicollet County Historical Society's Board has announced the hiring of its new executive director. Alyssa Auten is the former historic site manager for Folsom House in Taylors Falls.
Her duties begin Jan. 21.
Auten has a bachelor’s degree in architectural studies from the University of Minnesota and a master's degree in conservation of historic buildings from the University of Bath in England.
Auten is filling the vacancy left when former executive director Ben Leonard accepted a position with the Minnesota Historical Society.