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Park Rapids woman airlifted after collision on Highway 87
Swenson named publisher at Detroit Lakes Tribune
Park Rapids man charged with terroristic threats following disturbance at Burger King
Higher minimum wage, new laws begin August 1
Raised in Itasca State Park
Park Rapids, Sebeka eliminated from District 6 Legion tournament
It was a year of near misses for Panthers
Panthers reach finals
Midway rebounds for split with Staples
Husby misses cut at 113th MGA Amateur
Darla Rae Fisher
Richard John Merrick
Julie Ann Stewart
James Clarence Canada
Avery Jon Mikel
Basic Business Cents: Job description for vice president of culture
Big River Bread & Breakfast is now open
New owners at Foxy's Bar and Grill
A new era for the Schwarzwald Inn
Basic Business Cents: Memorable quotes by Deming
Violinist Hawken Paul featured Aug. 4
Kids theatre camp builds bridge between two communities
Minneapolis band returns to 2nd Street Stage
Crazy Days brings downtown bargains, entertainment
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens next week at Armory Square
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Hiking 4,600 miles across the country
About fishing: Memories are made with the special people we call friends
About fishing: Crappie time is upon us: Pursue everyone’s favorite fish
Commentary: Adults playing video games
Letter: Report raises Menahga open enrollment concerns
Editorial: Be alert; it’s election season
Letter: Progressive logic
Toxic Taters calls on RDO to show true support to local children
Recipes: Dad’s Day Menu
Home plate: Kabobs: From turkey, to pork, to pound cake
Home plate: Favorites shared
Home plate: Rhubarb, a versatile veggie
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