The Wheeler Report Representative Krug to introduce a second “Mill Bill” for area Paper Mills


Wisconsin Rapids Tribune Shutdowns, sales and uncertainty: Can Wisconsin's paper industry adapt to remain viable post-COVID?
7/16/2021 The Mining Journal Verso Corp. receives unsolicited takeover bid
7/15/2021 Wisconsin Examiner Bid for Verso Paper could stall proposal to buy closed Wisconsin Rapids mill
7/15/2021 Seehafer News Owners Of Wisconsin Rapids Paper Mill Approached About Possible Sale
7/9/2021 Wisconsin Public Radio Evers' Veto Of Bill To Help Paper Mills Reopens A 'Gut Punch' To Advocates
7/9/2021 WSAW Future of Verso Paper Mill unknown after Evers vetoes legislation
7/8/2021 The Associated Press Evers Vetoes Bill Financing Purchase of Closed Paper Mills
6/22/2021 The Associated Press Wisconsin Assembly passes bill designed to save paper mills
6/22/2021 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Wisconsin lawmakers approve $50 million for cooperative to buy idled Wisconsin Rapids paper mill
6/9/2021 WJFW Update on Verso
6/8/2021 Wisconsin Rapids City Times Bill passes to assist in Verso mill purchase
5/25/2021 Wisconsin Rapids Tribune Officials continue to investigate cause of fire at Verso paper mill in Wisconsin Rapids; extent of damage unknown
5/25/2021 WSAU UPDATED: Verso Mill Fire May Have Been Sparked by Lightning
5/25/2021 WSAW Verso: Fire at idled mill caused by lightning
5/17/2021 Wisconsin Rapids Tribune Verso sells Duluth mill, continues talks to sell mill in Wisconsin Rapids
5/10/2021 Wisconsin Rapids City Times Krug, Testin author bill to assist with Verso sale; GLTPA works toward purchase of mill
5/8/2021 WAOW Paper Excellence to acquire Domtar in $3 billion deal
5/5/2021 Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune Domtar 'in discussions' with Paper Excellence on acquisition or merger of paper mill companies
2/15/2021 Wisconsin Rapids Tribune Some found new jobs or retired. Others are still seeking work. How are Verso Employees coping after Wisconsin Rapids mill's closure?
2/8/2021 WXPR Sen. Baldwin Urges USDA to Make COVID Relief Funds Available to Timber Industry
2/5/2021 Nip Impressions Consolidated Cooperative files letter of intent to purchase Verso mill in Wisconsin Rapids
2/4/2021 Congressman Ron Kind Rep. Ron Kind’s Statement on Recent News Surrounding the Verso Paper Mill in Wisconsin Rapids
2/4/2021 Wisconsin Rapids Tribune Consolidated Cooperative files letter of intent to purchase Verso mill in Wisconsin Rapids
12/21/2020 WXPR Some Hope Remains For Future of Paper Mill in Wisconsin Rapids
10/22/2020 Forest Data Network Verso slows efforts to sell mill to new buyers
10/21/2020 Congressman Ron Kind Rep. Ron Kind and Sen. Tammy Baldwin Call on Verso Corporation to Continue Seeking Buyer for Wisconsin Rapids Mill
10/21/2020 WAOW News Verso reportedly suspending efforts to sell Wisconsin Rapids mill
9/30/2020 WSAU Senator Baldwin: Verso should sell Wisconsin Rapids mill
9/25/2020 Congressman Ron Kind Rep. Ron Kind Announces Trade Adjustment Assistance for Wisconsin Rapids Verso Paper Mill Employees
9/22/2020 WPR Wisconsin Rapids' Paper Mill Was Its Identity. Now Laid-Off Workers Are Looking For Their Next Chapter
9/18/2020 Wisconsin Rapids Tribune 'Is my dream dead?': Wisconsin Rapids businesses brace for impact of Verso paper mill shutdown
9/13/2020 Forest Data Network New industry group formed to try to purchase Verso mill
9/11/2020 Wisconsin Rapids Tribune Hearts of the mill: Employees contemplate what's next after Verso idles Wisconsin Rapids paper mill
9/3/2020 WSAW As Verso's future hangs in the balance, former employees try to start over
8/17/2020 WSAU Mayors Monday: Wisconsin Rapids’ Shane Blaser
8/13/2020 Wis Rapids Journal How could a cooperative save the Verso paper mill in Wisconsin Rapids?
8/7/2020 Wisconsin Rapids City Times Wrapping it up: A weekly update with Wisconsin Rapids Mayor Shane Blaser
8/6/2020 WSAW 3rd Congressional Democrat candidates debate health care, pandemic relief ahead of next week’s primary
8/5/2020 Wisconsin Rapids Tribune It's like we failed': Union members, employees react to Verso agreement at Wisconsin Rapids mill
8/5/2020 OnFocus Verso Rapids Closure Impacts Wood Products Industry
8/5/2020 Congressman Ron Kind Rep. Ron Kind Urges Senate to Extend Unemployment Assistance Following Verso Mill Closure
8/4/2020 MSN Future uncertain for employees after closure of Verso Mill
8/3/2020 WSAW Future uncertain for employees after closure of Verso Mill
8/1/2020 Timber Line Verso Shutdowns Impact Minnesota, Wisconsin
7/31/2020 SEEHAFER News Potential Co-op Could Purchase Verso Paper Mill in Wisconsin Rapids
7/31/2020 WAOW News Verso Corporation closure impacts more than just employees
7/30/2020 WI Rapids Journal Work continues to secure future of Verso mill in Wisconsin Rapids as layoffs loom
7/30/2020 Washington Post A warning from Wisconsin
7/29/2020 WSAW Verso Mill set to halt production as potential new buyer brings helo
7/23/2020 Wisconsin Rapids Tribune State leaders optimistic about future of Wisconsin Rapids mill, say potential buyers are interested
7/21/2020 Wisconsin Rapids Tribune Verso shutdown would have devastating impact on forestry, trucking, construction industries
7/16/2020 WRN No way to prevent paper mill shutdown, says Wisconsin Rapids mayor
7/15/2020 WSAU No deal to save Wisconsin Rapids’ Verso mill on the horizon
7/8/2020 Central WI News County discusses impact of Verso shutdown
7/8/2020 Business North Verso idling could create regional ripple effect
7/7/2020 Wisconsin County Forests Association WCFA REACTS TO VERSO MILLS SHUTDOWN
6/24/2020 WSAW Wisconsin Rapids together task force meets with goal of saving Verso mill jobs
6/19/2020 Wisconsin Rapids Tribune The whole town is behind them': Former Verso employees, contractors react to decision to idle mill
6/11/2020 Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune Leaders at city, state, national level form teams to address Verso shutdown in Wisconsin Rapids
6/11/2020 WAOW News Wisconsin Rapids responds to Verso Mill idling operations
6/10/2020 WIS Business Citing COVID-19, Verso Corp. idles Wisconsin Rapids and Duluth paper mills
6/10/2020 Wisconsin Rapids Tribune Verso notifies state jobs agency it will lay off 902 employees July 31 at Wisconsin Rapids mill
6/10/2020 PBS Wisconsin Paper Mill in Wisconsin Rapids Will Idle, Layoff 900
6/10/2020 Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal Verso will idle paper mills in Duluth, Wisconsin Rapids
6/9/2020 Wisconsin Paper Council WPC Statement on Verso Corporation Decision to Idle Paper Mills in Wisconsin Rapids, WI and Duluth, MN
6/9/2020 Over 900 jobs to be lost as Verso plans to shutter paper mill in Wisconsin Rapids
6/9/2020 Wisconsin Rapids City Times Wisconsin Rapids Verso mill to cease operations in July
6/9/2020 Up North News COVID-19 Just Took Out This Historic Wisconsin Rapids Paper Mill
6/9/2020 WMTV NBC15 Verso in Wisconsin Rapids to close by the end of July
6/9/2020 Verso Verso Announces Necessary Actions to Offset Unprecedented Market Decline Due to COVID-19