Olmsted County announced it's new parks superintendent, replacing Tom Ryan who retired this spring. Karlin Ziegler will handle the duties.

Courtesy: Olmsted County

Ziegler most recently was the park manager at Oxbow Park and Zollman Zoo in Byron. She's been working for the county since 2009 after graduating from South Dakota University with a bachelor’s degree in biology with an emphasis in zoology and a minor in chemistry.

She lives with her husband and two children in Hayfield and began her new responsibilities on Monday