Lowball Watch — Wisconsin

The Beloit Daily News reports the results of a taking of a 4.08-acre parcel by eminent domain for a Beloit school, as follows:

The Commissioners awarded $203,000, but on an appeal to a trial court, a jury awarded $382,000 after a three-day trial. The report provides no information as to what was the legal or factual issue that divided the parties.

Hillary Gavan, Jury in Eminent Domain Trial Nearly Doubles the Bill, Beloit Daily News, May 22, 2014. For the full story, click on http://www.beloitdailynews.com/news/jury-in-eminent-domain-trial-nearly-doubles-the-bill/article_bac00204-e1c1-11e3-a0cd-001a4bcf887a.html