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North Dakota State University student Jake Ellwein sports an oversized hat at WE Fest 2009 at Soo Pass Ranch in Detroit Lakes. Forum file photo

Summer events: 'Super Bowl' of country music kicks off Thursday

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DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - "It's almost time for heaven in 2011."

That is, if your idea of heaven includes three days of live country music and camping. If so, WE Fest 2011 is the right place for you this weekend.


The music festival, taking place Thursday through Saturday at Detroit Lakes' Soo Pass Ranch, boasts a star-studded lineup with Brad Paisley, Sugarland and the Rascal Flatts headlining the country music festival.

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