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Vintage chef: Local baker, historian recreating Victorian recipes for national park
The PRC implements Adopt-A-Mom Outreach Program
Chaplain Brown is featured speaker at Memorial Day program
Student in BHS yearbook: 'It is not what I said'
Panthers rally to defeat Frazee, end losing skid
Area runners compete in Fargo Marathon
Panthers earn No. 1 seed for tournament
Panthers close regular season with two close losses
Braves split two in final conference games
Phyllis Audrey Brock
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Harold Martin Handel
Clarence "Bob" Kastama
Basic Business Cents: Change the work environment
Business: Main Street Meats wins grand championship awards
Basic Business Cents: Optimizing inventory
L&M Fleet Supply earns top dealer honor from Cub Cadet
T&M Express completes remodel at Park Rapids location
‘Life is a Highway’ on stage
Nemeth Art Center celebrates 40th anniversary this season
Author Heid Erdrich leading book discussion
Clarinet virtuoso concludes Heartland Concert season
Summer library programs focus on STEAM and Design
Musical tribute to Civilian Conservation Corps coming to Itasca State park
Iowa couple wins guided hike on North Country Trail
Expect to find hungry walleyes this warm opener
Governor Dayton proclaims: Clean. Drain. Dry. Day
About fishing: Readers fire back; respect the resource
Letter to Editor: Teachers are role models in the community
Letter to Editor: Scientists agree on climate change
Commentary: With senior population on the rise Living at Home dedicated to mission
Commentary: Graduation message for the first half of the class
Letter to the editor: Environmental groups often extreme in their agendas
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
August 10, 2015
Reaction to husband's WE Fest death was 'heartless,' widow says
Having her husband 45 miles away at a noisy country music festival when she was stuck at home wasn’t Bonnie Lee’s idea of the greatest way...
August 10, 2015 - 7:50am
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
January 20, 2015
WE Fest announces 2015 lineup
WE Fest has announced three more acts for its 2015 lineup. Tyler Farr, The Swon Brothers and Jackson Michelson were announced via the festival’s Twitter page Tuesday morning. Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert were announced as headliners before the festival even...
January 20, 2015 - 11:17am
November 4, 2014
WE Fest sold to East Coast media company
WE Fest, one of the biggest country music festivals in the country, has been sold to Townsquare Media, a Connecticut-based media company. The...
November 4, 2014 - 7:43am
August 8, 2014
Minot man arrested after WE Fest stabbing
DETROIT LAKES – A Minot man stabbed three men from Canada early Thursday at a campground near the WE Fest concert venue, leaving them with wounds that were not life-threatening, the Becker County Sheriff’s Department said. Sheriff Kelly Shannon said the alleged stabber,...
August 8, 2014 - 12:01pm
August 6, 2013
Law enforcement reports low crime numbers during WE Fest weekend
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Law enforcement authorities say the number of drunken driving arrests during last weekend’s WE Fest is on par with a downward trend they’ve seen over the past 10 years or so. Otter Tail County Sheriff Kelly Shannon said deputies responded to 329 calls...
August 6, 2013 - 7:50am
August 2, 2013
Three-day WE Fest opens with a bang
By John Lamb / Forum News Service DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – WE Fest is a whole lot of country and a whole lot of rock ’n roll. That was...
August 2, 2013 - 8:35am
July 29, 2013
Snags in highway project to slow WE Fest traffic
By Nathan Bowe / DL Online DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – The resurfacing project on Minnesota Highway 10 between Detroit Lakes and Lake Park is...
July 29, 2013 - 7:43am
August 4, 2012
Nasty weather doesn't stop Toby Keith from putting on a good show at WE Fest
Toby Keith loves to party, so he wasn't going to let some bad weather keep him from knocking a few back with an old friend. The singer made...
August 4, 2012 - 9:59am
August 3, 2012
Behind the curtain: WE Fest plans surprises for 30th anniversary
For most surprise parties, the guest of honor is usually the one to be surprised. For the 30th WE Fest, which officially opens today, promoters of one of the nation's biggest country music festivals promise lots of surprises for attendees. John Gourley, vice president of Face Concerts,...
August 3, 2012 - 6:58am
August 2, 2012
WE Fest campers roll on in
It seems like the entire city of Detroit Lakes is bracing for the whirlwind that is WE Fest.
August 2, 2012 - 7:47am
July 30, 2012
WE Fest: From upstart to biggest in the country
Thirty years ago, as organizers were preparing for the inaugural WE Fest country music festival at Detroit Lakes' Soo Pass Ranch, the fact that...
July 30, 2012 - 7:38am
February 28, 2012
No joke: Steve Martin is playing WE Fest
Comic actor/banjo player Steve Martin has been added to this summer's WE Fest lineup. Martin will play with his bluegrass group the Steep Canyon Rangers. The group will play Aug. 3, between Sawyer Brown and the evening's headliner, Toby Keith. Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers...
February 28, 2012 - 7:36am
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