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  1. Federal judge reviews NewPage, Verso mergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Sun Journal

    ... of the already completed acquisition of NewPage. The settlement required NewPage to sell its mills in Rumford and Biron, Wisconsin, to the Canadian Catalyst Paper Corp. before being acquired by Verso. Verso has argued its closures come in response ...

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  2. Public input sought on dangerous intersection near Wisconsin RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | WSAW

    The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is conducting a public meeting to discuss proposed improvements to the WIS 54 and County U intersection, located north east of Wisconsin Rapids in Wood and Portage counties. The meeting is scheduled to take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 6 at the Biron Municipal Center, 451 Kahoun Road, Biron.

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  3. Utility worker escapes injury when power regulator...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    ... The incident happened at about 1:30 p.m. in the 3400 block of Plover Road, which is also Highway 54. Grand Rapids, Biron, and DNR firefighters were called to the scene to put out the blaze. Power was knocked out for some customers for nearly an ...

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  4. A Community of Opportunity: An Early History of Wisconsin RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | WSAW

    ... for another industry that was beginning to take shape. A 45 foot drop exists in the river between the Village of Biron and City of Nekoosa. That allowed for a stong flow of water through the city. The opportunity to harness that power came about ...

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  5. Union lawyer says Rumford layoffs show Bucksport mill shouldn't have closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sun Journal

    ... and did not close as a result of the merger. The antitrust settlement required Verso to sell its mills in Rumford and Biron, Wisconsin, to Canadian competitor Catalyst Paper Corp. at a price of $62.5 million to reduce the market control of the ...

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  6. Lawyer: Rumford layoffs prove Bucksport mill shouldn't have closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... and did not close as a result of the merger. The antitrust settlement required Verso to sell its mills in Rumford and Biron, Wisconsin, to Canadian competitor Catalyst Paper Corp. at a price of $62.5 million to reduce the market control of the ...

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  7. Catalyst Paper Re-Launches Coated Paper Line-upRead the original story

    May 4, 2015 | ThomasNet

    RICHMOND, BC, Catalyst is pleased to launch our new coated product line-up. Since purchasing mills in Biron, Wisconsin and Rumford, Maine, Catalyst has leveraged the best of our manufacturing platform to create the most comprehensive web product line in North America.

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  8. Biron stabbing suspect bound over for trialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    The man accused of stabbing his girlfriend April 13th at a Biron home plead not guilty in court Friday. 35-year-old Kevin R. Russell was arrested for allegedly stabbing his girlfriend five times after they got into an argument.

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  9. Catalyst Paper Re-Launches Coated Paper Line-upRead the original story

    May 4, 2015 | Canada NewsWire

    Effective , Catalyst Paper will become the sole manufacturer of the OrionA , VisionA , EscanabaA , DependowebA , CapriA and ConsowebA brands. This suite of well-known coated products, recognized for their excellent quality and pressroom performance, is available for purchase now, with full production capability across all three Catalyst coated mills in ; and Biron, WI mills in June.

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  10. Biron stabbing incident remains under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    Wood County Sheriff's Department Lieutenant Scott Saeger says they received a call Monday night at 11:09 p.m. saying there had been a physical domestic altercation between a man and woman at 3151 Plover Road, or Highway 54, in the Village of Biron. When they arrived, they found the 27-year-old female had been stabbed by the 35-year-old male subject.

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  11. Saint Joseph's Hospital to convert to all private roomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | WAOW

    ... exciting news! We now know which artist will be taking the stage at the Wisconsin Valley Fair in Wausau this summer. BIRON (WAOW) - A 27-year-old woman was hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday after being stabbed during a domestic altercation ...

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  12. Woman Injured, Man Arrested in Biron StabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | WSAW

    One man was arrested and a women was injured after a domestic dispute lead to a stabbing Monday night in Wood County. The incident was reported shortly after 11 p.m. Monday along Plover Road in the village of Biron, according to the Wood County Sheriff's Office.

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  13. Bucksport union challenges federal approval of Verso-NewPage mergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    The union representing 58 workers at the Bucksport paper mill Verso closed in December 2014 has asked a federal judge to require resale of the mill to a paper maker or make stricter its settlement that allowed Verso to buy its larger competitor, NewPage. The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers on Friday filed its objection to the Department of Justice settlement that allowed the $1.4 billion Verso-NewPage merger to move ahead, as long as NewPage sold its mills in Rumford and Biron, Wisconsin.

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  14. Coated Paper ShakeupRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | In-Plant Graphics

    ... to sell two mills. So immediately prior to the acquisition, NewPage completed the divestiture of its paper mill in Biron, WI, and its pulp and paper mill in Rumford, ME, to Catalyst Paper Operations, a subsidiary of Catalyst Paper. "The combination ...

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  15. Verso Corp. Completes Its Acquisition of NewPage, Will Report $3.5B in Annual SalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Ink World

    ... immediately prior to Verso's acquisition of NewPage, NewPage completed the divestiture of its paper mill in Biron, WI, and its pulp and paper mill in Rumford, ME, to Catalyst Paper Operations, a subsidiary of Catalyst Paper. The divestiture, ...

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  16. Catalyst Paper Appoints Two Printing Industry Veterans to Key U.S. PositionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Printing Impressions

    ... than 25 years of experience to oversee the optimization of productivity, quality and efficiency of Catalyst's mills in Biron, WI, and Rumford, ME. Maule holds a Master of Science, Pulp and Paper Engineering from the Institute of Paper Science and ...

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  17. Catalyst Paper Appoints Two Industry Veterans to Key US PositionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | MyPrintResource.com

    ... than 25 years of experience to oversee the optimization of productivity, quality and efficiency of Catalyst's mills in Biron, Wisconsin and Rumford, Maine. Mr. Maule holds a Master of Science, Pulp and Paper Engineering from the Institute of Paper ...

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  18. Coated Paper ShakeupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | In-Plant Graphics

    ... to be approved. So immediately prior to the acquisition, NewPage completed the divestiture of its paper mill in Biron, WI, and its pulp and paper mill in Rumford, ME, to Catalyst Paper Operations, a subsidiary of Catalyst Paper. "The combination of ...

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  19. NewPage Corp. completes sale of 3 Wisconsin paper millsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... Mich. As part of the same transaction, NewPage separately sold its paper mill in the Wisconsin River village of Biron to Canadian-based Catalyst Paper Corp. Verso, however, will keep NewPage's research and development facility that's also in Biron. ...

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  20. Catalyst Paper leadership visits Biron, WI, mill after acquisition...Read the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | RISI

    Catalyst Paper leadership visits Biron, WI, mill after acquisition completed; plans to make mill 'No. 1 mill in coated groundwood' [From the web] In their first visit to the Biron paper mill as its official owner, Catalyst Paper leadership reaffirmed the company's interest in ensuring the mill's longstanding success.

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