Memorial Day Weekend Water Safety

(Minnehaha County, SD) — Memorial Day weekend is here, and officials are reminding South Dakotans to practice water safety. Minnehaha County emergency manager Jason Gearman says to wear a life jacket if you don’t know how to swim — and for swimmers not to go too deep. Some spots like Wall Lake have a life jacket station. Gearman warns boaters to use common sense and be cautious.

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