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Wausau Paper Sells Niche Business, 2 Mills

Wausau Paper is selling its specialty paper business and two mills in northern Wisconsin to a private equity firm for $130 million.

03/22/2013

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Wausau Paper To Close Minnesota Mill

Wausau Paper Corp. says it plans to close its mill in Brainerd, Minn., putting 130 employees out of work.

02/21/2013

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Sartell Reflects On Paper Mill Closing

The Verso Paper mill was once a pillar of stability in Sartell, Minn., but after Thursday’s announcement that it will not reopen the community is saddened, stunned and bracing for a financial hit.

08/03/2012

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City: Firefighters Still Snuffing Out Embers In Exploded Sartell Paper Mill

Crews are still working to snuff out the hot pockets left over after a paper mill sustained an explosion earlier this week.

05/31/2012

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Crews Continue To Extinguish Verso Paper Mill Fire

Crews continue working to fully extinguish the Verso Paper Mill fire in Sartell but say at this point, the fire is 98-99 percent contained.

05/31/2012

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Paper Mill Worker On Explosion: ‘Shook Me To The Core’

A day after a paper mill explosion killed a man and shook the community of Sartell, Minn., a mill worker says he still feels nervous, shaken by the blast.

05/29/2012

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Victim In Sartell Paper Mill Fire Identified

Authorities have identified the person killed in Monday’s explosion and fire at a paper mill in central Minnesota. Officials said that 50-year-old Jon Maus of Albany, Minn. was killed.

05/29/2012

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1 Dead In Sartell Paper Mill Explosion, Fire

A large fire was burning in Sartell Monday afternoon after an explosion at a paper mill. According to a dispatcher with Stearns County, a number of fire crews have responded to the scene.

05/28/2012