After it shut down in 2006, logger Butch Johnson bought the paper mill in Park Falls and reopened it as Flambeau River Papers, saving the jobs of about 300 employees. Video by Mike De Sisti

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Faced with the devastating twin threats of digital and China, can a critical Wisconsin industry survive?

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