Detroit Lakes Mayor Matt Brenk welcomes We Fest's economic impact while touting city

(Fargo, ND) -- The Mayor of Detroit Lakes is welcoming and enjoying the economic impact of We Fest while also touting his city. 

"Well it's a great place to come and visit and when you come and visit you might as well decide to live here. It's just a fantastic place to live. We have a lot to offer here," said Matt Brenk, while appearing on "What's on Your Mind" on AM 1100 The Flag. 

Brenk said studies have not been performed on the economic impact of the country music event. However he says all area hotels are full and says business is brisk at area restaurants, convenience stores, gas stations and the municipal liquor store. We Fest continues through Sunday. Miranda Lambert is the headliner Friday night and Luke Bryan closes out performances Saturday night.

Original Air Date: 
Friday, August 5, 2022