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Lions volunteer Jim Perish manned the admission table for the flapjack breakfast in the Blacksmith shop during Logging Days at Buena Vista on Saturday. (Crystal Dey/Bemidji Pioneer)

Lumberjacks to loggers

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BEMIDJI -- They were wearing flannel before flannel was fashionable and yelling "Timber!" centuries before Ke$ha was born. They are loggers and they are celebrated every year at Logging Days.


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Crystal Dey
Crystal Dey covers crime, courts, tribal relations and social issues for The Bemidji Pioneer in Bemidji, Minnesota. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey has worked for the Echo Press in Alexandria, Minnesota, The Forum in Fargo, North Dakota, The Tampa Tribune in Tampa, Florida, the Hartford Courant in Hartford and West Hartford News in West Hartford, Connecticut. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.
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