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.
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.
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.
Fifty workers were inside Sartell’s Verso Paper Mill when something exploded in the warehouse just before 11:30 this morning. The fire that ensued was fed by rolls of paper that weighed more than 2 tons a piece.
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.
It’s quite an accomplishment to set a state record in a sport, but how about doing it as an eighth grader? Sartell-St. Stephen swimmer Marisa Wood, now a junior, did just that.
Sartell City Councilman David Peterson is heading back overseas with the Minnesota Army National Guard.
A Sartell man is charged again with having a sexual relationship with a teenage girl.