EAGLE RIVER - Some young hockey fans ready for the Northland Pines boys to open the year. Eagles faced GNC rival Tomahawk.
The fans were not disappointed. Northland Pines rolled over Tomahawk 6-2. The Eagles outshot the Hatchets by better than a 3 to 1 margin for most of the game.
After the first period was tied at one-all, Northland Pines scored the first two goals in the second period and never trailed. Adam Kresl scored in the first few minutes of the period. Then Kresel set up Colton Raymond with a one-time. It proved to be the winning goal, giving Northland Pines a 3-1 lead.
Tomahawk pulled to within one in the final minute of the second period on a Nick Buitron goal.
However the Eagles exploded for four goals in the final period.
RHINELANDER - Wausau Paper today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its specialty paper business to a new company sponsored by KPS Capital Partners L.P. (“KPS”), a New York-based private equity firm with significant experience in the paper industry.
The new company will be known as Expera Specialty Solutions, LLC (“Expera”).
KPS, as previously announced, has also entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the specialty paper business of Packaging Dynamics Corporation
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