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Sartell Paper Mill to be Sold After Deadly Fire

Posted at: 01/29/2013 10:56 PM
Updated at: 01/29/2013 10:57 PM

SARTELL, Minn. (AP) - Verso Paper Corp. has announced plans to sell its fire-damaged paper mill in Sartell. Verso said Tuesday it is selling the mill to AIM Development (USA) LLC. Terms were not disclosed.

The St. Cloud Times reports the deal was announced in a two-paragraph email. According to the email, the transaction is expected to close in the first quarter. Verso said in the statement it is not commenting on the deal.

An explosion and fire at the mill killed one worker and injured four last Memorial Day.

Verso announced in August it would not reopen the mill. Nearly 260 people worked at the plant.

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Information from: St. Cloud Times, http://www.sctimes.com

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