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1 Years Ago

April 18, 1924

Highest Water Known: the Belle Fourche river reached a new high mark Wednesday of last week when it was three feet higher than ever known, caused by five days of rising flood from melting snows on the headwaters. From that time the water receded fast, but the city of Belle Fourche had suffered damage of approximately $100,000. Nearly 100 residences were destroyed and much other damage resulted to bridges, fair grounds and merchandise stock. The farm loss in Belle Fourche valley is considerable, many buildings being washed away. Hulett came through the flood with a...