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Tom Mistic piles up logs Saturday as about two dozen loggers held a cutting bee to haul out 40 truckloads of timber for Tim Kelm, who has colon cancer. It's one of the first cutting bees in several years, this one in Maple Ridge Township. Pioneer Photo/Brad Swenson

Neighbors come together to help Beltrami County logger

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MAPLE RIDGE TOWNSHIP -- Loggers hauled off 40 truckloads of timber from here Saturday, but not because of a sudden housing boom.

"It's great - it's the time of year when everyone's busy ... for them to take time to come here ..." Tim Kelm, who has colon cancer, trailed off.


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