Verso Paper Mill

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Minnesota Crews Respond To Fire At Closed Paper Mill

The former Verso Paper Mill, which exploded into flame two years ago, is again the site of a fire, reports say. The St. Cloud Times reported Wednesday night that the Sartell Fire Department responded to a fire at the building at about 8 p.m.

08/06/2014

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New Owners: Verso Paper Mill Will Not Be Reopened

A paper mill in the central Minnesota town of Sartell bought last year by a Montreal-based scrap metal and recycling company is not going to be reopened, company officials say.

01/30/2013

Xcel Energy Responsible by Nature

Good Question: Why Do We Have To Pay More For Using Less?

For most businesses, supply and demand rules the day. But utilities like Xcel Energy encourage their customers to conserve. Then when energy use is down, they ask the Public Utilities Commission for a rate increase.

10/29/2012

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Graves Ad Attacks Bachmann On Closed Paper Mill

Democrat Jim Graves is attacking Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann with a new TV ad featuring workers who lost their jobs at a Sartell paper mill.

09/19/2012

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Minn. Governor Offers Sartell Support

Gov. Mark Dayton plans to travel to Sartell to offer the community his support after Verso Paper Corp. announced it won’t reopen its paper mill.

08/03/2012

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Verso Says Sartell Paper Mill Will Not Reopen

The Verso paper mill in Sartell, Minn., which sustained heavy damage from an explosion and fire, will not reopen, Verso announced Thursday.

08/02/2012

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Sartell Paper Mill Workers Getting Layoff Notices

The future remains uncertain for hundreds of Minnesotans who work at the Verso Paper Mill in Sartell.

06/26/2012

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Small Fires Continue To Burn In Verso Paper Mill

Officials say small fires continue to burn inside the Verso Paper Mill — and are expected to for some time.

06/03/2012

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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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Verso Mill Explosion Rocks Sartell

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.

05/28/2012

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