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Weather Forecast

The Little Missouri River winds through the Badlands of Theodore Roosevelt National Park's North Unit south of Watford City on Thursday.

State tourism off to slow start; industry hoping for good summer season


BISMARCK -- Medora Mayor Doug Ellison says all indicators point to a good tourism season this summer.

Since Memorial Day, the unofficial summer kickoff weekend, he said the number of visitors through the small western town that boasts the Medora Musical and historic old-west look, has been steady, and that's with many rainy days and two weeks before the musical was set to open Friday night.

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Mike Nowatzki
Mike Nowatzki reports for Forum News Service. He can be reached at (701) 255-5607.