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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.
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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

Nasty weather doesn’t stop Toby Keith from putting on a good show at WE Fest

August 4, 2012 in DL-Online

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. Continue Reading

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August 4, 2012 in DL-Online

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WE Fest plans surprises for 30th anniversary

August 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

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. Continue Reading

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No Joke: Steve Marting Added to WE Fest Lineup

February 27, 2012 in WDAZ

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. Continue Reading

a ‘pheasant’ time at WE fest

August 10, 2011 in DL-Online

No matter which way you look at it, the 29th annual WE Fest celebration was “a huge success,” according to festival Chief Operating Officer Bob Bliss. Continue Reading

WE Fest criminal activity declines

August 10, 2011 in DL-Online

The coordinated efforts of local law enforcement, security personnel and volunteers to make WE Fest a safer experience for everyone involved appears to be working. Continue Reading

Minneapolis man filming documentary on WE Fest

August 10, 2011 in DL-Online

As WE Fest wrapped up yet another celebration this Saturday south of Detroit Lakes, one Minneapolis filmmaker was just getting started on his project to document the experience. Continue Reading

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