WE Fest, 10,000 Lakes Fest concert owners unhappy with steep county fees
For the promoters of WE Fest and the 10,000 Lakes Festival, the cost of doing business in Becker County has just gone up -- a lot.
Concert promoters will now pay $2,000 a year for WE Fest and another $2,000 a year for 10,000 Lakes Fest to defray the county's administrative costs of reviewing each year's mass gathering plan.
The annual cost has been $500 since the county first issued a conditional use permit to WE Fest in 1983.
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