Wisconsin Rapids responds to Verso Mill idling operations
Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. (WAOW) -- The City of Wisconsin Rapids is working with "key partners and organizations" to address the impacts of Verso Ccorporation`s plan to idle operations at their Wisconsin Rapids paper mill.

The City is communicating with mill management, Senator Patrick Testin’s office, Representative Scott Krug’s office, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), the North Central Workforce Development Board
(NCWWDB) and the Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce. Mayor Shane Blaser and Director of Community Development, Kyle Kearns, are working on the local response effort, which includes coordinating resources and strategizing economic development opportunities...
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Ken Notes:Stepping outside the box here, we may want to contact Chinese paper companies who have been purchasing our pulp companies and see if they would be interested in a paper production facility....



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