Braiden McCahren Leaving Court December 16, 2014

South Dakota Supreme Court Upholds McCahren Convictions

PIERRE, S.D.-   Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that the South Dakota Supreme Court has upheld the second-degree murder and aggravated assault convictions of Braiden McCahren.  A Hughes County jury convicted McCahren of second-degree murder for the shooting death of Dalton Williams, as well as aggravated assault committed against another individual, initialed – T.Y. ...
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The new face of $20 Bill is a Religious Liberty Icon

WASHINGTON – Today the US Treasury announced Harriet Tubman would be the new face of the $20 bill. Tubman said that her faith had inspired her to save hundreds of fugitive slaves and lead them out of the pre-Civil War South to freedom in Canada. Tubman was a member of the African Methodist Episcopal...
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Woman Convicted of Burning Bar for Insurance Gets New Trial

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — A woman convicted of setting fire to a bar and grill she co-owned in the South Dakota town of Herreid to get insurance money has been granted a new trial. A jury in February found 42-year-old Lori Brandner guilty of arson, conspiracy to commit arson and filing a fraudulent insurance...
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52nd Annual Kiwanis Movie Project a Big Success !!

PIERRE/FORT PIERRE S.D. – The 52nd Kiwanis Movie Project that was held April 2nd at State 123 Theatre in Pierre had the 5th highest attendance since the record keeping began in 1994 says Chairman Jim Valnes. A total of 559 kids, young and old attended “Norm of the North” this year. The money earned from...
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