Ring in New Year legally when using fireworks

MANDAN, N.D. - If you like to light up the night on New Years Eve with fireworks, the Mandan Police Department would like to remind you about the rules.

Fireworks can be discharged on Dec. 31, 2017 starting at 5 p.m. until 1 a.m. Jan. 1, 2018.

However, it is illegal to possess or discharge any bottle rockets, balloons, or sky lanterns that require fire to propel them into the air. If you violate this ordinance you face a fine of $75.00.