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June 2, 2016
Chet Wollan and wife Candice practice during dress rehearsal on Wednesday night at the Burning Hills Amphitheatre in Medora. Wollan is the new co-host of the Medora Musical. (Press Photo by Kalsey Stults)
Medora Musical kicks off summer with cast changes
June 2, 2016 - 6:51pm
April 9, 2016
Chet Wollan, pictured onstage at the Medora Musical, will take over as the show’s host this summer. Courtesy Photo from Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation
Chet Wollan, a Burning Hills Singer of nine years, will enter his 10th season at Medora Musical as the show’s narrator
April 9, 2016 - 12:33pm
March 16, 2016
Sheila Schafer, known as the "First Lady of Medora," died Wednesday after a battle with cancer and other illnesses. She and her husband, Harold, were at the forefront of revitalizing the southwest North Dakota tourist town. play button
‘First Lady of Medora’ Sheila Schafer passes away at 90
March 16, 2016 - 9:46pm
September 9, 2015
Miss North Dakota, Delanie Wiedrich, of Hazen, competes in the talent competition on Tuesday during the first night of preliminaries of Miss America at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J. The 95th Miss America Pageant will be held Sept. 13. Wiedrich is a former Burning Hills Singer and performer at the Medora Musical. (Reuters)
Feature Photo: Miss North Dakota Delanie Wiedrich competes in Miss America preliminaries
September 9, 2015 - 2:16pm
August 29, 2015
Dick and Dee Grosz, a couple from Sioux Falls, S.D., have been volunteering in Medora, N.D., for 10 consecutive years. Dee works at the Chuckwagon Western Buffet and Dick on a maintenance crew. They are shown on Friday, Aug. 29, 2015 outside of the Chuckwagon and in front of the Roughriders Hotel. (Abby Kessler/ The Dickinson Press)
Short-term volunteers keep coming back to Medora
August 29, 2015 - 10:34pm
August 18, 2015
The cast of the Medora Musical performs in this Press File Photo.
Medora Musical having near-record summer attendance
August 18, 2015 - 11:49pm
August 5, 2015
The Black Bear Group performs in this undated photo provided by the Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation. The Chinese acrobats will return to the Burning Hills Amphitheatre stage as a featured act of the Medora Musical on Saturday. (Submitted Photo)
Chinese acrobats return to Medora Musical stage
August 5, 2015 - 5:16pm
July 17, 2015
Martin Jonason has been interested in Theodore Roosevelt since he was a child. Jonason played the 26th U.S. President in “Old Four Eyes” -- the show that preceded the Medora Musical -- when he was 23. After all those years he still enjoys re-enacting the man he calls a “mentor.” (Press Photo by Abby Kessler)
A few steps back in time
July 17, 2015 - 11:41pm
July 1, 2015
TRMF Chairman of the board and former North Dakota Governor Ed Schafer spoke at the beginning of the Medora Musical’s 50th anniversary. Also in attendance were TRMF President Randy Hatzenbuhler, sitting far left, Gov. Jack Dalrymple and Sens. John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp. (Press Photo Abby Kesler)
Medora Musical celebrates official 50th anniversary with key speakers
July 1, 2015 - 11:30pm
June 30, 2015
The Medora Musical is hosting its 50th anniversary show tonight at the Burning Hills Ampitheatre, shown May 29. Several speakers, including former North Dakota Gov. Ed Schafer, the son of Medora Musical founder Harold Schafer, will speak about the show’s importance to the state before the 7:30 p.m. regular performance. (Press Photo by Andrew Wernette)
Eight key speakers to kick off 50th anniversary show in Medora
June 30, 2015 - 10:50pm
June 12, 2015
Cramer to attend Medora event Sunday
June 12, 2015 - 11:36pm
June 2, 2015
Martin Jonason is shown in his Theodore Roosevelt persona in this undated photo from his youth. He is the oldest surviving man to have portrayed Roosevelt in Medora and in the Medora Musical. (Submitted Photo)
They call me ‘Old Four Eyes’: Theodore Roosevelt interpreter recalls drama that preceded Medora Musical
June 2, 2015 - 12:16am
May 31, 2015
The Burning Hills Amphitheatre is shown Tuesday. The 50th anniversary season of the Medora Musical begins here Friday.  (Press Photo by Andrew Wernette)
50 years of Musical memories
May 31, 2015 - 12:24am
Harold Schafer, the man credited with revitalizing Medora and founding the modern Medora Musical, sits in the Burning Hills Amphitheatre grandstands in this undated photo. (Submitted Photo by Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation)
Medora revitalizer Schafer remembered for generous spirit
May 31, 2015 - 12:21am
Questions for the cast of the 50th Medora Musical
May 31, 2015 - 12:15am