Other views: Keep the public in the loop with information
Published 07/15/2011, The Jamestown Sun
Information, and lots of it, helped Bismarck-Mandan with the unruly Missouri River this spring. There were regular televised flood updates, intense Facebook traffic, constant tweets, Web links, broadcasts and heavy newspaper coverage all matching the releases from Garrison Dam at every foot-per-second increase in flow. Record river levels created record flows of information. People wanted — needed — to know.Word count: 381
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