Organizers for WE Fest boosting security with opening set for Thursday

(Fargo, ND) -- The largest country music and camping festival is opening in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.  

WE Fest kicks off Thursday, August 3rd at the Soo Pass Ranch and runs through Sunday.  

Organizers say they have boosted security checks with K-9 units and private security will focus on keeping weapons off the grounds.  

Officials say if you see something suspicious or experience anything uncomfortable you can contact an officer or a staffer for help.