Paper Mill

Future site of Watab Pulp and Paper Mill April 1905. 

  A group of investors from Wisconsin decided to build a paper mill in this location on the Mississippi River. 

Beginning construction of the paper mill 1905

mill builders 1905

Building the paper mill
views inside the paper mill

The paper mill in Sartell had several names and owners.

1905-1946  Watab Pulp and Paper

1946-1984 St. Regis 

 1984-2000 Champion International

2000-2006 International Paper

2006-2012 Verso Paper

The plant shut down May 2012