Walker weighs in on mill sales - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

Walker weighs in on mill sales

Posted:
WAUSAU (WAOW) -

Governor Scott Walker made a stop in Weston on Thursday. While he was in town he weighed in on the decision to close three mills. 

Wausau Paper announced late Friday that it plans to sell two of its mills in Wisconsin and one in Minnesota.

The Governor tells Newsline 9 he will work hard at making sure those mills still remain a strong presence in Wisconsin.

"We don't have a specific package on the table right now but that is definitely options we are looking at both with the department of workforce development to make sure those employees are secure at those sites and the economic and development corporation."

There is still no word on any potential buyers or if any jobs will be lost.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WAOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Chief Engineer Russ Crass at 715-842-2251. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.