Jerauld County Sheriff Jason Weber reminds area residents and visitors to Jerauld County communities to heed firework laws and ordinances this Fourth of July holiday. According to South Dakota Codified Law 34-37-16.1, fireworks are permitted June 27 to the first Sunday after July Fourth. 

Within Wessington Springs city limits, fireworks may be discharged between the hours of 4 p.m. to 12 a.m. on the dates listed above. Fireworks can be used on private property only and are not permitted in the city park or campground.

A dazzling, professional fireworks display presented by the Wessington Springs Volunteer Fire Department will be launched from the scenic overlook above the city park at dusk on July 4.