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Ashley Trittin, a cashier for Burning Hills Amphitheater in Medora, N.D., cleans an outside window in anticipation of an influx of people arriving for this month’s kickoff to the Medora tourist season. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Mike Hricik

Summer in Medora: Visitors will discover new attractions this season

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The opening of this western North Dakota city’s famous musical this month kicked off a new summer tourist season.

Besides the Medora Musical, which continues nightly through Sept. 6, more than 30 businesses and attractions reopened, staffed by hundreds of paid seasonal employees, year-round workers and rotating volunteers.


Existing businesses also have swelled with seasonal staff members to meet the summer influx of tens of thousands of tourists.

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