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Bobby Dorcy Jr. and Pete Larson, both of Maple Grove, Minn., construct a gazebo-like structure Tuesday in Lake Sallie Campground at Soo Pass Ranch in Detroit Lakes. Brian Basham / Forum Communications Co.

New Jumbotron, VIP upgrades at WE Fest this year

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DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - The final preparations are being put together for this year's WE Fest, but the country music festival's owner is already building for the future.


Rand Levy took over the event when his former co-owners, Jeff Krueger and Chyrll Weimar-Sparks, retired in November. Levy has invested not only in this year's concerts, which kick off with a free Jerrod Niemann pre-show tonight before the fest gets going in earnest Thursday, but also improvements for years to come.

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