It will likely be at least another year before we see any development on the former Sartell paper mill site. The Sartell city council has unanimously approved a one-year moratorium of any new development on three general areas near the river: the paper mill site, parts of DeZurik and the hydro facil…
The first step on whether to expand the parking lot in front of Bernicks Arena in Sartell has been taken. Back in April, the council agreed to follow staff recommendation to delay engineering work until more overall site concepts were discussed.
Pinecone Road in Sartell is need of repair, and the first phase of that project could be approved next week. City Engineer Mike Nielson says Phase 1 of the three phase project could start later this year.
Sartell Mayor Joe Perske, and the rest of the city council, approved the plans this (Thursday) evening to begin the demolition of the former Verso Paper Mill. Perske says the structure that has stood longer than the town itself will be missed.