First of its kind multi-state cooperative says it’s just waiting on Verso’s call in order to begin reopening the Wisconsin Rapids mill
WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (WSAW) - Dennis Schoeneck, owner of Enterprise Forest Products in Pelican Lake, said his “business changed immediately on June 9, 2020? when the Verso Mill in Wisconsin Rapids suddenly closed.

“It was 9 o’clock in the morning when I got the call that said as of this afternoon, don’t ever ship another load there.”

His business harvests trees and over 40 years he sent, “a lot,” he laughed, “you know, 80% of our business went there.”

The paper mill processed about a quarter of Wisconsin’s timber market....

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