Fire Chief Paul Macho has announced that Missy Marti has been named the new Assistant Fire Chief at the New Ulm Fire Department. After 148 years, Marti will be the first female serving in the Chief’s Office in New Ulm’s history. Marti was appointed and the position was verified by the City Council at Tuesday night’s meeting. Marti said that she’s nervous and excited about the new position. Macho said she will have a full plate when she starts but she has the experience to excel in the position. Marti will start in the position on January 1st.