No. 757 (1974).

72 Wis.2d 531 (1976)

241 N.W.2d 183

GENGE and another, Appellants, v. CITY OF BARABOO, and others, Respondents.

Supreme Court of Wisconsin.

Decided May 4, 1976.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

For the appellants there were briefs by John G. Barsness and Barsness Law Offices of Madison, and oral argument by John G. Barsness.

For the respondents there was a brief by Greenhalgh, Jenks & Dithmar of Baraboo, and oral argument by Robert Greenhalgh.


The property was taken for the purpose of providing a clear zone at the end of an airport runway. The 4,800-foot runway was completed on October 2, 1968, and planes were flying from it within approximately a week from that date. The plaintiffs-appellants, Angeline Genge and Clifford K. Genge (hereinafter plaintiffs), owned property at the end of the runway which fell within the clear zone mandated by federal criteria.

Originally, in 1968...

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