Mike Kramer, the president of Law Bulletin Media and founder of Minnesota Real Estate Journal, died Monday at home surrounded by his family after a battle with T-cell lymphoma. Kramer, 69, spent his life in the news publishing business and joined Law Bulletin in 1997, rising to publisher of the legal newspaper The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin in 2007 and as company president in 2015. Beyond work at his own company, Kramer filled  his time serving the communities his publications covered. He chaired the government affairs committee for the Illinois Press Association, receiving the IPA's Distinguished Service Award in 2019. Earlier in his career, as owner of the Minnesota Real Estate Journal, Kramer served as president of the Edina Morningside Rotary Club 1990-91 and chaired a referendum group for his local school district.