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WE Fest faces new chapter with new owners

November 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — For just the second time in its 32-year history, WE Fest is under new ownership.
Housed at the Soo Pass Ranch south of Detroit Lakes, the country music extravaganza has been sold to Connecticut-based Townsquare Media.
The s…continue reading on

Accidental shooting in Minnesota kills Bismarck man

July 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A 70-year-old Bismarck man was killed in an accidental shooting Thursday evening north of Detroit Lakes, according to the Becker County Sheriff’s Office.
A 911 caller reported the shooting about 9:30 p.m., and officers wer…continue reading on

Detroit Lakes preps for We Festers

July 31, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. The WE Festers have officially hit Detroit Lakes and businesses are stocking their shelves to accommodate one of the busiest weekends of the year. Continue Reading

WE Fest beer vendor avoids tax trouble

June 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. Tax troubles raised the possibility this week that WE Fest organizers would be barred from selling alcohol at this summer’s festival. Continue Reading

Housing study is OK’d

February 27, 2013 in DL-Online

The Detroit Lakes Development Authority will be participating in a housing study, even though most, if not all, the information in the study will come from the city itself. Continue Reading

Showcasing traditional White Earth foods

February 27, 2013 in DL-Online

On March 9 at 6 p.m., the White Earth Land Recovery Project is hosting a Slow Food Feast at the Historic Holmes Theatre Ballroom in Detroit Lakes to directly benefit community-based programs. Continue Reading

Niijii Radio will host its first music, arts gala in Detroit Lakes

February 27, 2013 in DL-Online

KKWE 89.9 FM, Niijii Broadcasting is excited to announce the First Annual Music and Arts Gala is coming to Detroit Lakes on Friday and Saturday, April 26-27. Continue Reading

Parrot Heads celebrate 10 years with some fun

February 27, 2013 in DL-Online

Celebrating 10 years of helping others, members of the Lakes Area Parrot Heads helped themselves to a vacation. Continue Reading

Let DL Library help you slow down clock

February 22, 2013 in DL-Online

Ever feel as though life is passing you by, like your life is all work and no play? You’d like to do more, but you have no time to fit it in. February is “National Time Management Month.” Continue Reading

Ecumen receives $3 million grant for upgrades

February 22, 2013 in DL-Online

Thanks to a $3 million grant, Ecumen Detroit Lakes will be featuring some upgrades. Continue Reading