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  • Construction of accessible elevator at Burning Hills Amphitheatre has begun!
    The Burning Hills Amphitheatre in Medora isn’t exactly a busy destination in December, but we sure are excited about some activity that’s underway there this winter! Ground-moving and construction work is officially underway on a high-capacity elevator—a major piece of our Access Medora initiative. Here are a few photos of the project as it stands […]
  • “It Never Felt Like Work”: UND Alumni Magazine features TRMF President Randy Hatzenbuhler
    Friends of Medora will see a familiar face in the pages of the latest University of North Dakota Alumni Magazine: The President of our organization (and 1985 UND graduate), Randy Hatzenbuhler, shared his journey to the Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation—and why 34 years later, he’s still in love with Medora. “You’re going to die in […]
  • Rise Up: Celebrating Our TRMF Volunteers—and the Bright Days Ahead in Medora
    “You are the embodiment of every value that the Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation holds dear.” That message from TRMF Volunteer Coordinator Peg Gunther was central to the 2021 Volunteer Appreciation Events, held in Fargo and Medora at the beginning of October. The events—with the theme “We Rise”—capped what was a historic summer in Medora, largely […]
  • Relive the 2021 Medora Hot Air Balloon Rally & Badlands Kite Fest!
    The final weekend of the Medora Musical had us looking skyward. We sent off summer in Medora in a picture-perfect way: by inviting kite fliers of all skill levels to the 5th Annual Badlands Kite Fest. Watch the video above to meet a few of the kite lovers who made the weekend special! And on […]
  • 2021 Summer Wrap-Up: Thank You from TRMF!
    Another summer has come to an end in Medora. But it was one we won’t soon forget. In 2021, we had a celebration in Medora. We took hikes on a brand-new trail. We ate a whole lot of steak at the Pitchfork Steak Fondue. We made memories with our loved ones. We returned to old […]

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Meet Lonnie Bonner: a volunteer of 15 years who battled back from a major health obstacle to return to Medora this summer.

A message of Thanks from the entire TRMF team as the 2021 summer comes to a close!

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Kaelee Knoell


Marketing Manager

(701) 223-4800

Tim Olson


Foundation Communications Specialist

(701) 223-4800