Rapid City Flood of 1972

Chynna Lockett

In The Moment ... May 21, 2018 Show 341 Hour 2

This week's Images of the Past segment has Troy Kilpatrick joining us. He's executive director of the Journey Museum and Learning Center in Rapid City. Today we talk about the Rapid City Flood of 1972.


Bryan is a father of two children who have recently been diagnosed with Batten Disease. This is a fatal, inherited disorder of the nervous system. Bryan's two children are in a clinical trial in Ohio. We'll also talk with Sanford Health's Dr. Jill Weimer whose lab developed the experimental gene-therapy to treat the disease.


In The Moment ... June 7, 2017 Hour 1 Show 109

This week marks 45 years since Rapid City Flood of 1972. Don Barnett remembers the tragedy in detail, and he writes about it in his upcoming memoir. The book is called "Thorns and Roses: Rapid City in the 1970s." Now you can read an excerpt of the memoir in the summer issue of "South Dakota History." The issue is devoted to Barnett's recollections of heroism and loss, grief and rebuilding. Don Barnett joins us.