Braiden McCahren December 16, 2014

McCahren Sentenced for Second Degree Murder and Aggravated Assault

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre teen found guilty by a jury of Second Degree Murder and Aggravated Assault was sentenced for the crimes in a Pierre courtroom today. Braiden McCahren is now 18-years-old and was 16 at the time of a deadly shooting at his Pierre home almost two years ago-in December...
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SDSHS Program Tonight to Feature Recently Released “Pioneer Girl” Book

A discussion of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s “Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography” will take place in Pierre and through video conferencing in other sites in the state tonight.  The South Dakota State Historical Society and the History and Heritage Book Club will host the book program, featuring Nancy Tystad Koupal, director of the Pioneer Girl...
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Workshop on Farm and Ranch Business Succession & Estate Planning to be Wednesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A free one hour, one-on-one clinic on business succession and estate planning will be held for farm and ranch owners, families and beginning producers tomorrow.  The workshop takes place in Pierre Wednesday at the South Dakota State University Extension Regional Center from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  The clinic...
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Braiden McCahren November 7, 2014

Sentencing Set for Pierre Teenager Convicted of Murder

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A Pierre teenager convicted of killing a classmate is facing the possibility of life in prison. Sentencing is scheduled for this afternoon at 1:00 p.m. for 18-year-old Braiden McCahren. Jurors in adult court in September convicted him of second-degree murder in the December 2012 death of 16-year-old Dalton Williams. McCahren...
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