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Heat brings festival goers to Ole Oppe (w/video)

Carol Meyer and "Ole" collect money for beverage tickets at the Fort during Ole Oppe Fest. The money goes directly to the Runestone Museum to make up the different for the money towards the live music.2 / 2

Ole Oppe Fest welcomed the heat on Saturday as people flocked to the Fort for a fish fry and live music. The Runestone Museum, who put on the the festival, used money from drink tickets sales to hire the bands that were not sponsered by another company.

Check out Wednesday's Echo Press for photos and more information about the event.

Annie Harman
Annie Harman is a reporter for Echo Press and The Osakis Review. She grew up in Detroit Lakes and graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire with a degree in print journalism and history in May 2012. Follow her on Twitter at annieharman
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