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WE Fest announces 2022 performers; tickets go on sale October 5

General admission tickets go on sale October 5 at 8 a.m.

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Man killed when semi-truck touches power line in NW Minnesota

The man was found next to the truck in the parking lot of a business.

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WE Fest making improvements to Detroit Lakes venue ahead of 2021 festival

The event returns this year after taking a year off following its purchase by Live Nation.

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Authorities seeking on-the-run sex offender with ties to Detroit Lakes

Robert Thomas Baca is a wanted fugitive who was last seen in California.

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Watch: Sixth-grader with cerebral palsy makes touchdown in Detroit Lakes

Kale Hannahs' classmates made sure he got a chance to play during recess.

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WE Fest reveals full 2021 lineup ahead of August festival

The event was canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19, but organizers are planning on this year's going ahead.

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Police: 3 Minnesotans made fake report to divert SD police away drug investigation

Three people from Detroit Lakes are facing charges, with two of the men involved accused of making a false report of gunmen entering a local business.

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Detroit Lakes police quash rumor about sexual predator at local Walmart

A social media post about a "child pornography incident" was a hoax.

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Searchers recover body of canoeist who went under after capsize

He was canoeing with a friend when he went for a swim, and began to struggle.

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Nasty storms again threaten parts of Minnesota Monday

Many of the locations in Monday's risk area were hit hard Sunday.

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There will be no WE Fest in Detroit Lakes in 2020

The country event is taking a break, and will return in 2021.

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Tributes paid to the father who drowned saving 3-year-old son

Christopher Schultz made the ultimate sacrifice for his son on Saturday night.

Man dies in boating accident near Detroit Lakes

The 61-year-old was found unresponsive, and was pronounced dead at a hospital.

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Fish house explosion critically injures former Concordia QB

The Detroit Lakes native was alone in the fish house when it exploded.

Charges: Pastor stole booze from liquor store, keyed customer's car

The 38 year old is facing theft and damage to property charges.

Man arrested for manslaughter in hunting death of former police chief

Jay Nelson was found dead in his vehicle on Nov. 10.

Former deputy sheriff found dead in apparent hunting accident

Jay Nelson was deputy sheriff of Becker County from 1999-2006.

Bicyclist hit, killed after running red light in Wadena

It happened as he attempted to cross Hwy. 10.

DNR officer killed in tractor rollover near Detroit Lakes

Tributes have been paid to the 26-year-old.