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Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation

Justin Fisk, the Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation's marketing director, is pictured in front of the Bill and Jane Marcil Life Skills Center on May 19. (Press Photo by Sydney Mook)play button
Bill & Jane Marcil Life Skills Center to be gathering spot for Medora's summer employees
May 29, 2016 - 6:00am
May 2, 2016
A visitor takes in the view from Buck Hill in Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Sheila Schafer, for decades the grand dame of Medora, will have some of her ashes spread at 2,855 feet, the highest point in nearby Theodore Roosevelt National Park. (Photo courtesy of North Dakota Tourism)
Proposed Billings County refinery in view of Sheila Schafer's resting place
May 2, 2016 - 9:12pm
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
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
July 21, 2015
Golfer bit twice by rattlesnake at Bully Pulpit
July 21, 2015 - 10:03pm
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
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
May 6, 2015
Forum Communications Company Chairman Bill Marcil looks over the award presented to him and his wife, Jane, for their support to the Medora Musical at the conclusion of "An Evening with President Theodore Roosevelt" Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at the Fargo Theatre in downtown Fargo. (David Samson / Forum News Service)
Marcils recognized for $1 million donation to Medora Foundation
May 6, 2015 - 10:33pm
Forum Communications Co. Chairman Bill Marcil looks over the award presented to him and his wife, Jane, for their support to the Medora Musical at the conclusion of "An Evening with President Theodore Roosevelt" Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at the Fargo Theatre in downtown Fargo. David Samson / Forum News Service.
Marcils recognized for $1 million donation to Medora Foundation
May 6, 2015 - 10:20am
August 2, 2014
Press Photo by April Baumgarten
The Burning Hills Singers perform for a crowd  during the Medora Musical on June 29. Like much of Medora, the show is seeing an increased number of tourists this year.
A Wild West boom: Medora businesses work together to bring in new tourists
August 2, 2014 - 7:34pm
July 1, 2014
Press Photo by Mike Hricik
Taking inspiration from “Teddy Goalsevelt” — the breakout star of the 2014 FIFA World Cup who looks and dresses uncannily like President Theodore Roosevelt — Joe Wiegand plays goalie at Medora’s Badlands Motel on Tuesday afternoon. Wiegand impersonates Roosevelt as part of a one-man show during the summer in Medora. He invited people to attempt to score a goal against him. For each point, Wiegand donated $5 to a scholarship fund for the Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation.
Teddy Goalsevelt
July 1, 2014 - 10:53pm
June 27, 2014
Four elected to Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation
June 27, 2014 - 11:16pm
June 16, 2014
Army Corps seeking comment on Davis Creek project
June 16, 2014 - 4:42pm
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