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Minnesota has a Confederate symbol --EMDASH-- and it is going to keep it
Hubbard County Law Enforcement Incidents
Menahga City Council delays grant application for bike path
County board tables decision on property dispute in Akeley
Teamsters Local 320 threatens Hubbard County with possible labor strike
Northwoods Triathlon binds Engebretson family
Fisher defends Women's Club Championship
Grossinger, Agre defend Northwoods Triathlon titles
Taylor captures first Men's Club Championship
Midway wins Region 14C title, advances to state tournament
Stephen John "Packy" Pachel
Tracy Lee Nordahl-Raidt
Cheryl A. Koch
Basic Business Cents: Learning about your processes
Carters upgrade look of Red Wagon Market
Rob Belanger named Sanford Bagley's administrative director
Women helping women
A stretch a day keeps the doctor away
'Farewell Milwaukee' wraps up 2nd Street Stage
Enjoy big band music at next Noon Hour Concert
Muhm featured poet for First City Poetry Reads
Australian blues singer at Sounds of Spirit Lake
'4ontheFloor' returns to 2nd Street Stage
Weaver poses questions regarding fishing tournaments
Upcoming North Country Trail hikes planned
Favorite summer crappie fishing patterns
Floating the Crow Wing River
Biologists monitoring wolf movements near Duluth
Administration in a hurry to get building design
'Toolkit' support letters confusing
'Operation Pollinator' is good, but RDO can do more
Letter to Editor: Rep. Green should represent us all
Supporting a free press
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
December 12, 2011
WE Fest adds more acts
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - WE Fest has added two more acts to its 30th anniversary show Aug. 2-4 here. The country music festival announced that Brantley Gilbert and the JaneDear Girls will both make their debut at the country music festival. Gilbert's "Country must be Country Wide"...
December 12, 2011 - 8:00am
November 8, 2011
Five acts added to WE Fest 2012 lineup
DETROIT LAKES - A second round of acts have been added to the next WE Fest line-up, Aug. 2 - 4, 2012. Today's announcement included a pair of frequent visitors to the main stage at Soo Pass Ranch outside Detroit Lakes. Sawyer Brown and John Anderson, sharing the record with 10 appearances...
November 8, 2011 - 7:32am
WE Fest: Authorities identify man who died Thursday
Becker County authorities have identified a 24-year-old Fargo man who died at WE Fest early Thursday as Carl Marvin Cymbaluk. The sheriff's office has not received any autopsy results, Sheriff Tim Gordon said in a news release. Cymbaluk, who lived in Fargo and previously lived in...
August 8, 2011 - 7:53am
August 5, 2011
Shelton, Daniels and Paisley get WE Fest crowd going despite high temps
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.
August 5, 2011 - 7:17am
August 3, 2011
New Jumbotron, VIP upgrades at WE Fest this year
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...
August 3, 2011 - 8:06am
August 1, 2011
Country's power couple: Shelton and Lambert generating plenty of WE Fest buzz
Watch out, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw. There's a new power couple in town. That town would be Nashville, but this week it will also be Detroit Lakes, where country superstars and recent newlyweds Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton play WE Fest. Think of them as Mirandake or Blanda...
August 1, 2011 - 10:23am
November 4, 2010
Krueger retiring from WE Fest
Twenty-seven years ago, partners Jeff Krueger and Terry McCloskey established a new country music festival on the grounds of the Soo Pass Ranch south of Detroit Lakes. Though the names and faces behind the production of WE Fest have changed many times in the years since, Krueger's...
November 4, 2010 - 7:32am
September 29, 2010
Man injured at WE Fest gets support
Julie Nelson smiles as she remembers her friend Mark Schreiner's response when she told him she was running a marathon relay race and would be...
September 29, 2010 - 7:12am
August 9, 2010
Fargo man suffers head injury at WE Fest
A 37-year-old Fargo man who was at WE Fest is recovering from a severe head injury after he tripped and struck his head about 9 p.m. Saturday, the Becker County Sheriff's Office said. The man left the music area, began running down an asphalt roadway and attempted to hurdle a parked...
August 9, 2010 - 10:32am
August 6, 2010
Keith Urban caters to crowd at WE Fest day one
Keith Urban may be Australian, but he sure knows how to engage a Midwestern crowd. The singer/guitarist headlined the first night of WE Fest...
August 6, 2010 - 7:32am
November 24, 2009
Kid Rock coming to WE Fest
Kid Rock, the hip-hop-turned hard rock turned crossover country artist will headline the night of August 6 at next summer's WE Fest, according...
November 24, 2009 - 6:48am
August 12, 2009
Sheriff releases autopsy results for Fargo man who died at WE Fest
A preliminary provisional autopsy report states that Carl Marvin Cymbaluk, 24, of Fargo, died due to a serious heart and pulmonary condition. Cymbaluk died Aug. 6 at WE Fest. At this point, the investigation has ruled out foul play and is consistent with the autopsy report, according...
August 12, 2009 - 11:17am
August 11, 2009
Fargo man who died at WE Fest Monday identified
Authorities have released the name of a 67-year-old Fargo man who died during WE Fest. He's been identified as Mervin Biennall, 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...
August 11, 2009 - 3:19pm
August 10, 2009
WE Fest arrests down for second straight year, sheriff says
Becker County Sheriff Tim Gordon said arrests at WE Fest were down about 30 percent from 2008. The three-day country music festival wrapped up with the final show Saturday night. Gordon said there was about a 25 percent drop in arrests from 2007 to 2008. The drop over the past...
August 10, 2009 - 2:24pm
August 8, 2009
Taylor Swift rocks her second WE Fest
It may have been a wet and chilly evening at Soo Pass Ranch Friday night, but that didn't seem to bother Taylor Swift. The young performer, returning for her second year at WE Fest, chatted up the crowd, flipped her hair around like an '80s rocker and reminder the crowd with nearly...
August 8, 2009 - 9:50am