Dayton, Klobuchar Pledge Support to Finding Buyer for Closed Verso Paper Plant
Governor Mark Dayton and Senator Amy Klobuchar joined Sartell Mayor Joe Perske and labor union officials at a news conference in Sartell to rally support for a new buyer.
Sartell Paper Plant Manager: ‘Too Early to Tell’ When Verso Might Re-Open [AUDIO, VIDEO]
SARTELL — The plant manager of the crippled Verso paper mill in Sartell says it will be a week or more before they know when the plant might re-open. Matt Archambeau told reporters at a news briefing this morning it’s too early to say what’s needed in order to re-open the plant. About 100 of the ...
Fire at Sartell’s Verso Paper Mill Continues to Burn, Effort Underway to Douse Hot Spots
A new fire fighting effort’s underway at the Verso Paper Mill in Sartell to finally put out a fire that’s been burning for over three days.
Governor, Lawmakers Concerned About Sartell Paper Mill’s Future [AUDIO]
SARTELL — Just over a day after an explosion rocked the Verso paper mill in Sartell killing one worker and hurting five others, Governor Mark Dayton and area lawmakers are voicing their concerns on whether the plant will be rebuilt. Dayton and lawmakers representing Sartell each voiced their support for mill officials to reopen...
UPDATE – Name of Man Killed in Verso Explosion Released [AUDIO]
There are media reports of a large air compressor exploding, but Archambeau says a cause has not been determined. But he says a preliminary inspection shows “very substantial damage” to the plant.
Plant Manager: "Very Sad Day for Our Verso Family" [AUDIO]
The plant manager of Sartell’s Verso paper plant says the cause of a massive explosion is still unknown.
One Dead, at Least 4 Hurt in Sartell Paper Plant Explosion, Fire [AUDIO]
Officials say one person was killed and four hurt in the explosion and subsequent fire at the Verso Paper Plant in Sartell. The explosion happened just after 11:15 this morning.