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.