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Author Archives: Justin Kern

Heidt the cream of the crop

Martha Heidt stumbled upon a book — and a new career. As a struggling dairy farmer in the late 1980s near Eau Claire, she came across a book on agricultural law while cleaning a barn basement.

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Larson serves the public interest

A crumbling pedestrian bridge in Fox Point is not a political lightning rod like some of Wisconsin’s recent contentious debates around the state Capitol. But Fox Point village residents didn’t treat the bridge lightly, filling public meetings and throttling trustees to take action.

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Urmanski empowers victims

At the Sheboygan County Office of the District Attorney for the past eight years, Joel Urmanski’s best work goes beyond normal courtroom functions.

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Rohrer offers light in the darkness

In the juvenile division at the Dane County District Attorney’s office, assistant DA Miriam J. Rohrer prosecutes homicide, sex crimes and assault cases that she said take her to “the darkest parts of human behavior.”

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