City of Duluth Continues to Look for Business to Takeover Abandoned Verso Site
DULUTH, Minn.-The search continues for a business to takeover the abandoned Verso paper mill site in West Duluth.
The Duluth Economic Development Authority has approved spending $40,000 more to Baker Tilly Municipal Advisors, which is helping find incentives for another paper mill to come to the facility. That funding is on top of the $60,000 the group could receive already.
The Verso shutdown was previously announced in June. The business employed about 250 people.
The decision to close the plant was due to a lack of demand within the paper industry.