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August 13, 2018
Christy and Tim Jolly with their newfound friends at WE Fest 2018 / Submitted photo.
Minnesotans caught in the act of kindness at WE Fest
August 13, 2018 - 9:49am
August 8, 2018
State Patrol stops over 1,000 cars during WE Fest
August 8, 2018 - 8:15pm
August 6, 2018
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**GRAPHIC** Contrary to rumor, man did not eat his own eyeball at WE Fest
August 6, 2018 - 4:07pm
Jason Aldean held the WE Fest crowd enthralled throughout his 90-minute set Saturday night, which closed out the 2018 festival in rockin' fashion. (Photo courtesy of Townsquare Media)
WE Fest wraps up 36th year with Aldean, Young
August 6, 2018 - 3:58pm
August 3, 2018
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Trent Petrie, smallest 1985 preemie to survive at the time, to attend WE Fest and see Josh Turner
August 3, 2018 - 7:11pm
Carrie Underwood at WE Fest 2018 (Credit: Keith Griner / Phierce Photography).
Photo Gallery: WE Fest 2018
August 3, 2018 - 12:48pm
Carrie Underwood belted out hit after hit during her 90-minute set as Thursday night's WE Fest headliner. (Phierce Photo | Keith Griner)
Underwood shines, Gill gets crowd dancing in the aisles on WE Fest's opening night
August 3, 2018 - 9:17am
Vicki Friedrichs stands in her tent that she hopes will be a winner for the camper contest this year, which is themed Stars, Stripes and Lites-Americana. Emily Driscoll / Tribune
WE Fest campers have varying views on fun
August 3, 2018 - 9:01am
October 19, 2017
Carrie Underwood performs at her Storyteller Tour at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks. Jesse Trelstad / Forum News Service file photo
Carrie Underwood final headliner for 2018 WE Fest
October 19, 2017 - 12:52pm
August 5, 2017
Detroit Lakes Chamber of Commerce volunteers (from left) Amanda and Chris Wolfe with Chamber President Carrie Johnston, manning the WE Fest Shuttle Bus ticket booth at the Becker County Fairgrounds on Thursday, Aug. 3. (Vicki Gerdes / Forum News Service)
Giving back, behind the scenes: Local volunteers help make WE Festers’ visit to DL a good experience
August 5, 2017 - 4:54pm
August 3, 2017
Michael Ray performs Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, at We Fest Country Music Festival at Soo Pass Ranch near Detroit Lakes, Minn.  Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Sun, stars shine as WE Fest opens
August 3, 2017 - 10:28pm
August 1, 2017
Zac Brown (L) performs at the 47th Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, Tenn., in 2013. He returns to headline Friday night's lineup at WE Fest.  REUTERS/Harrison McClary (UNITED STATES  - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
Gone country or mission to Mars? Area music fans torn between two big shows
August 1, 2017 - 8:33am
July 24, 2017
With the Bruno Mars concert scheduled for Aug. 4 - the second day of WE Fest - we're wondering how readers decided what to do about two major music events. Forum file photos
WE Fest versus Bruno: What did you decide?
July 24, 2017 - 1:48pm
December 15, 2016
Lady Antebellum, seen here at the Fargodome in 2014, joins Zac Brown Band and Luke Bryan as headliners at WE Fest 2017. Forum file photo
Lady Antebellum, Alan Jackson, Darius Rucker, more added to WE Fest lineup
December 15, 2016 - 12:03pm