to the tune of $60,000 [via Strib]:

“The jury reached its verdict at 11 a.m. Friday. It determined that Hoff must pay [former Jordan Area Community Council executive director Jerry] Moore $35,000 in damages for loss of wages and an additional $25,000 for emotional distress. The jury did not answer questions on the verdict form regarding whether Moore was defamed by Hoff’s blog post.”