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  • 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 […]
  • Episode 5 of the Wisdom Chain Podcast: Daniel Gannarelli on the Wisdom Chain in Medora and on the Hockey Rink
    How do words become wisdom? How does wisdom become character? To trace the answers to these questions and more, TRMF Development Team Member Daniel Gannarelli spoke to round out the first annual Wisdom Chain Day in Medora on June 15th, 2021. In this final episode of our miniseries, the Wisdom Chain Podcast, hear Daniel explain […]
  • Episode 4 of the Wisdom Chain Podcast: Pastor Gerald Sharon on the Key to Unlocking Your Preferred Future
    Why are you doing what you’re doing? It might sound like a simple question, but it’s actually one of the most important things we can ask ourselves—at work, at home, and in every facet of our lives. That’s the message that Pastor Gerald Sharon had to share with the audience at Wisdom Chain Day in […]

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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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