Pawlenty visits Blandin plant

Jan 15, 2003 —
Topics: Politics
Chris Julin

People in Grand Rapids are wondering what will happen to their town with the sudden lay-off of 300 workers at the Blandin Paper plant last week. Governor Tim Pawlenty went to Grand Rapids yesterday to talk with workers and company representatives. And he held a community meeting. Minnesota Public Radio's Chris Julin has this report.

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