This is the third day fire crews have been on the scene at Verso Paper in Sartell, and the costs are beginning to mount. Mayor Joe Perske says the number one priority is to put out the fire completely, but the city will have to start looking at how they're going to pay for the costs.
Funeral arrangements have been set for the man killed in the explosion and fire at the Verso Paper Mill on Monday. The Patton Schad Funeral Home of Albany is in charge of the arrangements for 50-year-old Jon Maus.
Fire crews have the Verso Paper Mill fire 95% contained, but they still can't get to the seat of the fire because of structural problems with the building. Sartell Fire Captain Jerry Raymond told Sartell council members they hope to make significant progress today.
Barely 24 hours following the deadly explosion at Sartell’s Verso paper mill, Governor Mark Dayton and area lawmakers are dubious as to whether or not the plant will be rebuilt - and for those keeping up local news of the last year, doubt regarding the mill’s future is not a new conce…
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.
Battling the fire at the Verso Paper Mill in Sartell has been a massive undertaking, with at least 14 fire departments, and several other agencies involved. It has been the Central Minnesota Red Cross's job to feed all those people.