Author Archives: Justin Kern

Heidt the cream of the crop

Martha Heidt, Bye, Goff & Rohde (Staff Photo by Kevin Harnack)

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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