Black Hills Flood of 1972

SDPB TV: Rapid City Rising

The Rapid City Flood of 1972 was one of the deadliest floods in U.S. history. More than 200 people lost their lives in a period of hours on the night of June 9-10, 1972.

More Information can be found on the Rapid City Public Library Flood Site

SDPB Dakota Digest
: '72 RC Flood
06/08/2012 - Disaster Mental Health and the 1972 Flood

06/06/2012 - Merlyn Magner Shares Her 1972 Flood Survival Story

06/05/2012 - Ron and Lavonne Masters tell the story of the 1972 flood

06/04/2012 - 1972 Flood Survivors Tell Their Stories.

SDPB Dakota Midday: RC Flood
Remembering the '72 Flood- a SDPB Radio Documentary

Remembering the '72 Flood- Script