Verso Paper Mill
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Verso paper mill in Sartell, Minn., which sustained heavy damage from an explosion and fire, will not reopen, Verso announced Thursday.
The future remains uncertain for hundreds of Minnesotans who work at the Verso Paper Mill in Sartell.
Officials say small fires continue to burn inside the Verso Paper Mill — and are expected to for some time.
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.
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