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November 01, 2011 05:46 AM

Rapid City Plans To Mark Anniversary Of 1972 Flood

RAPID CITY, SD


Rapid City is planning to mark the anniversary of the 1972 flood that killed 238 people by holding a remembrance ceremony next summer.

The remembrance is set for the weekend of June 9-10 next year. The 1972 flood was one the
deadliest floods in the United States. It caused $160 million in damages.

The planning committee held their initial meeting for the anniversary remembrance Monday at City Hall.

Committee members plan to have a theme for the ceremony by Jan. 1

They say remembering the event is going to be a life-changing experience.
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