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Pictured is Olof Ohman, a Swedish farmer living near Alexandria who found the Kensington Runestone while removing an aspen tree in 1898. This photo was taken circa 1927. Submitted photo

Musical puts spotlight on Runestone controversy

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ALEXANDRIA, Minn. – The Kensington Runestone has been the center of a heated debate that’s been brewing for more than a century.

Now it’s taking center stage in a whole new way – as a musical.

“The Ohman Stone” will be performed as part of the Minnesota Fringe Festival in the Twin Cities.

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