Pierre Courtroom Doors (KGFX News)

Day Two of Transfer Hearing on Murder Charges for Pierre Teen Underway

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The second day of a transfer hearing is underway in Pierre this morning in the case of a Pierre teen charged in the December shooting death of a fellow classmate.  17-year-old Braiden McCahren has pleaded not guilty to First Degree Murder, Attempted First Degree Murder and alternate counts of...
Keep Reading »

3 Challenges to Pine Ridge Alcohol Vote Denied

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) – A hearing is scheduled for later this month on a challenge to last month’s vote legalizing alcohol on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Election Supervisor Francis Pumpkin Seed says a couple of tribal members filed a restraining order. He says it’s one of three challenges the election commission has...
Keep Reading »
Karl and Denise Richards 2013 Capital Area United Way Campaign Co-Chairs (Courtesy Photo)

United Way Campaign Co-Chairs Talk About Importance of Local Organization

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) This year’s Capital Area United Way fundraiser is officially underway and the campaign co-chairs say they were honored to be asked to head up the effort.  Karl and Denise Richards were named on Tuesday as the 2013 Campaign Co-chairs.  Denise Richards works as a victim advocate in the Hughes...
Keep Reading »
United Way Logo

Capital Area United Way Off and Running with Fundraising Campaign

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Capital Area United Way announced its goal for this year’s campaign earlier this week.   At an event held at the Pierre Chamber Tuesday, United Way officials revealed that they will work to raise $545,007; up from last year’s $500,000 goal.  United Way Executive Director Gloria Hanson says the...
Keep Reading »