A semi hauling hay caught fire at approximately 1 p.m. today about four miles west of Medora on east-bound lane of Interstate 94, bringing traffic to a hault, according to the North Daktoa Highway Patrol.
The human remains found Saturday a quarter mile west of Medora, N.D., city limits are believed to be two Euro-Americans with possible ties to the Little Missouri River community more than a century ago.
It will be “Home on the Range” this summer for actor Misti Koop as the Grand Forks/East Grand Forks native returns to North Dakota for the Medora musical which opens June 8 and runs nightly through Sept. 8.
Visitors to Medora, N.D., this summer will find new activities and attractions, ranging from kids’ activities and entertainment to shopping and history, in addition to the return of the Medora musical opening June 8.
"I am kind of saddened by it. I think it would have been a great opportunity to explore our Western heritage," Medora, N.D., Mayor Doug Ellison said Monday in an interview. The majority of people understood his plan, he said, but a divisive minority was unhappy with it.
Mayor Doug Ellison wants to erect a gallows on his property to stage mock hangings for tourists, and he has taken his request to the city's Planning and Zoning Commission. "The matter was not on the agenda and they were a little taken aback," Ellison said. "There was about five seconds of stunned silence and at first I think they thought I was joking."
Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Theodore Roosevelt biographer Edmund Morris visited Medora, N.D., to promote his third book about the life of the 26th president, “Colonel Roosevelt,” which delves into Roosevelt’s accomplishments after his presidency.
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