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October 19, 2017
Carrie Underwood final headliner for 2018 WE Fest
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Superstar singer Carrie Underwood has been announced as the third and final headliner of next summer's country music...
October 19, 2017 - 12:52pm
August 7, 2017
DWI arrests down for this year's WE Fest
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — The number of drunken driving arrests was down significantly for this year's WE Fest, with no serious or fatal crashes...
August 7, 2017 - 9:22pm
August 5, 2017
Giving back, behind the scenes: Local volunteers help make WE Festers’ visit to DL a good experience
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — WE Fest, the iconic country music festival that wrapped up its 35th anniversary celebration on Saturday, Aug. 5,...
August 5, 2017 - 4:54pm
Good vibe Friday
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — If there was ever a night to celebrate cross-genre music, it was with Friday's group of WE Fest headliners. Eli...
August 5, 2017 - 2:38am
August 3, 2017
Sun, stars shine as WE Fest opens
DETROIT LAKES, Minn—While potential rain threatened to dampen the spirits of WE Fest, concert-goers weren't going to let questionable weather...
August 3, 2017 - 10:35pm
July 24, 2017
WE Fest versus Bruno: What did you decide?
Do you love WE Fest AND Bruno Mars? Were you torn about what to do when you found out Bruno Mars is smack in the middle of the largest country...
July 24, 2017 - 1:48pm
October 14, 2015
Kid Rock to return to WE Fest
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - Kid Rock, welcome back to WE Fest. The performer was announced as one of the country music festival's headliners Wednesday morning. WE Fest will hold its 34th annual festival Aug. 4-6 at Soo Pass Ranch in Detroit Lakes. Kid Rock will join previously...
October 14, 2015 - 6:12pm
September 24, 2015
Tim McGraw joins Eric Church as WE Fest headliner
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Tim McGraw has been added as a headliner for next year's WE Fest. McGraw will join fellow headliner Eric Church, previously the only act announced, though it wasn't announced who will play which night. The festival takes place Aug. 4, 5 and 6 at the Soo...
September 24, 2015 - 9:35am
August 6, 2015
Scattered Thunderstorms Expected Through Tonight
Northern Plains (WDAY-TV/WDAZ-TV) -- A weather system is moving into the Northern Plains today and will bring scattered showers and thunderstorms...
August 6, 2015 - 11:03am
June 20, 2013
Bemidji’s Courtney Gunsalus is on the radar; will open for acts at Moondance, WE Fest
BEMIDJI — If there’s one thing Courtney Gunsalus is sure of, it’s her passion for country music. Coming from a family that has...
June 20, 2013 - 12:27am
June 18, 2013
Despite scare, WE Fest will still have beer
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.
June 18, 2013 - 3:39pm
August 10, 2009
Fargo man dies overnight at WE Fest
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - A 67-year-old Fargo man died overnight at WE Fest. Family members found him nonresponsive at 1:30 Monday morning at the WE Fest Handicap camping grounds, according to the Becker County Sheriff's Office. He had a long history of serious medical conditions. Resuscitation...
August 10, 2009 - 8:03am