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2A Argus Leader, Sioux Falls, S.D. Saturday, March 20, 1993 Skywatch weather forecasts Sioux Falls area The Accu-Weather forecast for noon, SaUrday, March 20. Bands separate high temperature vmu for tt day. Sunrise Sunset Today Tonight Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday 6:30 a.m. 6:38 p,m. HighAow 3722 HighAow 3515 HighAow 4525 HighAow 5535 ill " High 40 LOW 23 Moon phases ooo New First q. Full Lastq. 323 331 46 413 Stars At 8:41 a.m. spring officially begins. The moon makes its closest approach to Mercury tomorrow morning as the moon passes 4.2 degrees to the north. Both of these orbs; Mercury and the moon lie very close to the sun in the early morning sky and may be difficult to see. Data bank Sioux Falls Friday temperaturehumidity 3a.m 2688 3p.m 3682 6a.m 2692 6p.m 3779 9a.m 2988 9p.m 3278 noon 3285 Midnight 2875 High 38, Low 26 Precipitation Friday : 0.00 inches at 6 p.m. Year to date 1.55 Normal to date 2.02 Today's data Date: March 20, 1993 Normal high 44 tow 24 High year ago 45 low 32 Records for this date High 73,1911 low -2, '5165 Heating degree-days Thursday Total for the season Departure from normal South Dakota. Friday at 6 p.m. ..47 6,930 ..292 High Low Pre Aberdeen 47 24 0.00 Buffalo 40 33 0.00 Chamberlain 51 23 0.00 Custer 41 34 0.15 Huron 49 26 0.00 Lemmon airport 41 29 0.00 Mobridge 44 24 0.00 Pickstown 56 24 0.00 Pierre 51 23 0.00 Rapid City 54 31 trace Watertown 36 23 0.00 Precipitation For the week ending: March 14 Station Inches Rapid City 0.02 Pierre 0.02 Huron 0.07 Sioux Falls 0.02 Yankton 0.00 South Dakota Northwest Today, increasing clouds with a 20 percent chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 30s to lower 40s. Southeast wind 10 to 20 mph. Tonight, mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain and snow. Rain changing to snow. Lows 15 to 20. Buffalo If 40 ' 4Sb Northeast Today, partly cloudy in the morning, increasing clouds in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 30s to lower 40s. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southeast. Tonight, cloudy with with a 30 percent chance of snow. Lows in the lower to middle 20s. MobridgeN 40 23 Rapid City 43 25 1 Pierre Aberdeen 40 23 Huron. 40 22 Watertown 33 15 Brookings 33 15 7 1ST ChamberlairtJ 40 C 23 V Southwest Today, increasing clouds with a 20 percent chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower to middle 40s. Southeast wind 10 to 20 mph. Tonight, a 40 percent chance of rain and snow. Rain changing to snow. Lows in the lower to middle 20s. I Sioux I Mitchell F"s 40 Today's highs, lows, conditions Central Today, partly cloudy in the morning, increasing clouds in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 30s to lower 40s. Southeast wind 10 to 20 mph. Tonight,. a 40 percent chance rain and snow. Rain changing to snow. Lows in the lower to middle 20s. Sunday, snow. Southeast Today, partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s to lower 40s. East wind 5 to 15 mph. Tonight, mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of light snow. Lows 20 to 25. Sunday, a 50 percent chance of snow. Highs in the middle to upper 30s. Region Sioux CityS 4528 lowa Today: Mostly sunny west. Becoming partly sunny east. Highs in the lower 40s east to around 50 southwest. Tonight, increasing clouds. A chance of rain, freezing rain or snow developing west. Lows in the 20s. Sunday, a good chance of rain southwest half. Highs around 40. Extended: Monday, dry west. Lows in the mid- to upper 20s. Highs around 50. Tuesday, dry and warmer. Wednesday, dry and warm. Minnesota Today: Partly cloudy with a few morning flurries east. Highs in the middle 30s to around 40. Tonight: Clear to partly cloudy and colder. Lows in the tower 20s. Sunday: Cloudy southwest. Chance of rain and snow mixed mainly southwest in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 30s to near 40. Extended:. Monday: Fair and dry. Lows from 8 above to the teens. Tuesday: Warmer. Wednesday: Dry and warmer. il Minneapolis I 371 7 COLD WARM STATIONARY O 1993 Accu-Waitwr. Inc. HL E3 S3 ED EZ3 HIGH LOW SHOWERS RAIN T-STORUS HURRIES SNOW ICE SUNNY PT.CLOUOY CLOUDY Nation Temperatures indicate Friday's high and overnight low 7 p.m. wui. Anchorage Atlanta Atlantic City Austin Baltimore Billings Birmingham Bismarck Boise Boston Brownsville Buffalo Cheyenne Chicago Cincinnati Cleveland Columbus.Ohio Dallas-Ft Worth Denver Des Moines Detroit Duluth El Paso Fargo Flagstaff Grand Rapids Great Falls Helena Honolulu Houston Indianapolis Kansas City Little Rock Los Angeles Louisville Memphis Miami Beach Milwaukee Mpls-StPaul Nashville NewOtleans NewYorkCity - Norfolk,Va. North Platte Omaha Orlando Philadelphia Phoenix world Temperatures and weather conditions from midnight to midnight on previous day. H Lo Pre OtJk 40 33 sn 53 34 cdy 34 15 cdy 75 58 .55 cdy 34 16 cdy 42 34 .02 cdy 58 42 cdy 41 25 cdy 59 39 cdy 28 13 cdy 80 66 cdy 39 41 sn 54 35 cdy 33 24 .04 cdy 40 22 cdy 40 10 cdy 45 19 cdy 58 53 .35 cdy 61 32 cdy 37 27 .33 m 32 17 cdy 30 23 .01 cdy 76 57 dr 35 25 cdy 60 25 cdy 34 16 cdy 37 26 .08 cdy 52 29 cdy 83 67 clr 73 56 cdy 37 25 cdy 37 31 .15 cdy 76 49 cdy 60 38 cdy 81 55 cdy 48 27 .01 m 65 42 cdy 72 65 .24 cdy 30 26 .11 cdy 34 26 .03 cdy 56 36 .01 cdy 68 43 cdy 34 15 cdy 39 28 clr 61 24 cdy 40 26 .15 m 71 59 .01 cdy 37 16 cdy 83 56 cdy Snow, freezing rain leave mark of winter The Associated Press Freezing temperatures reigned from the central Appalachians to New England on Friday on the last day of winter, but skies were mostly clear and dry. Snow dusted parts of the Midwest and Great Lakes. Skies were also clear in most of the western third of the nation, except in the Northwest and Montana. Melting snow and rain flooded some areas of eastern Oregon, forcing a few dozen people to evacuate their homes Friday. Several houses near Vale were flooded, and about 30 homes were evacuated near Ontario. It was the coldest morning for the last day of winter in more Pittsburgh Rapid City Reno Richmond Sacramento St Lous Salt Lake City San Antonio San Diego San Francisco SanJuan.P.R. Seattle Syracuse DC Extremes for Friday 92 at Thermal. Calif. -19 at Houlton, Maine and Wartertown, N.Y. 43 12 cdy 54 31 .05 cdy 67 31 clr 43 20 Or 69 49 cdy 41 31 .37 cdy 61 44 cdy 72 60 cdy 70 53 cdy 61 53 cdy 88 73 ody 55 41 m 34 -11 sn 37 18 cdy Amsterdam Athens Bangkok Barcelona Beijing Beirut Berlin HiLoWthr 55 37 clr 64 45 dr 93 81 clr 68 46 dr 54 36cdy 64 50 dr 50 39cdy Bermuda Bogota Brisbane B'Aires Cairo Calgary Dublin Frankfurt Geneva Harare Havana Hong Kong 73 66cdy 66 45 cdy 81 70 clr 81 70 cdy 63 46 cdy 30 16 cdy 48 39 cdy 54 26 dr 68 65 clr 81 54cdy 77 64cdy 59 52 cdy Jerusalem London Madrid Manila Mexico City Montreal Moscow Paris Rio Rome Tokyo 52 39cdy 55 39 clr 75 46cdy 90 72 dr m 45cdy 10 -06 dr 39 30 cdy 57 46cdy 97 73cdy 61 43 cdy 54 39 dr For updates in South Dakota call: 330-4444; in Minnesota: 1-612-725-6090; lowa: 1-515-285-6906 Daschle's selections praised, appraised By DAVID KRANZ Argus Leader Staff South Dakotans had a lot of praise, a few doubts and some questions Friday about Sen. Tom Daschle's choices for federal appointments. George Cunningham of Water-town, who was close to the appointment process during his years as chief of staff for Sen. George McGovern, said Daschle's appointments should fit administration expectations. "I think this is a slate that is politically sound and meets Clinton's criteria for a demographi-cally balanced group." Cunningham said the issue of appointing the most qualified person under that approach is open to question. "If you believe in that kind of thing, then it is good, but I am sure there are technically better qualified people out there. But with this administration, the President and Mrs. Clinton have said they want this to reflect America, and this reflects South Dakota." Daschle sent two names to Clinton for the federal district judgeship. Sioux Falls lawyer Larry Piersol is his first choice for the Pierre bench, but he also put Aberdeen lawyer Charles Korn-mann's name on deck for consideration in the event Piersol could not serve or if another vacancy occurs. Terry Pechota, a Rapid City lawyer, wanted the judgeship but applauded the choice of Piersol. "Larry has got a deep interest in Native American culture and tradition. He also has intellectual and academic qualifications and knowledge of the law, which is superlative." E. Steeves Smith, a Mitchell lawyer, was less complimentary about Piersol. "I would rather have Korn-mann. Piersol is a very good lawyer and certainly you can't criticize his legal ability, but he is kind of aloof." Lee Schoenbeck, a Webster lawyer, said Kornmann is well liked by lawyers he works with. "I think everybody would tell you that. He is very professional." Karen Crew, a Sioux Falls lawyer, said Kornmann is a credible choice for the next vacancy, but she isn't wishing him luck. "I have also applied for that position," she said. Crew said the appointment of Karen Schreier as U.S. attorney is a step in the right direction in getting more women into influential legal positions. Schreier got high marks from lawyers, including Frank Den-holm of Brookings. ''She has done well for a young person in law. She is reasonably well qualified and since we have a woman at the top (as attorney general), it is good to have a woman here, as long as we have a qualified person. Gender shouldn't make any difference." Shelley Wieck, a Sioux Falls lawyer, also was thrilled for Schreier. "Her reputation is good in the legal community. I don't think there has ever been a woman in this postion, so this is an excellent step for women. Qualifications should always come first, and with Karen, that was the case." Few in law enforcement know much about Bob Ecoffey, the Bureau of Indian Affairs director in Pine Ridge who was nominated for U.S. marshal, or his qualifica tions. Pennington County Sheriff Don Holloway said he has worked with Ecoffey and didn't have problems. "I am not a real close associate of him. He has been on the reservation, and my contact has been pretty limited, but he has a good law ' enforcement background and he knows South Dakota." Ron Morrow of Armour, the Douglas County sheriff for 21 years, was disappointed. "My personal choice was Lyle Swenson, (Davison County sheriff) due to his experience. I have never worked with Ecoffey, but I think they passed up the best man." W. Neil Evans, a Watertown farmer, said the recommended appointments of Dallas Tonsager to lead the Farmers Home Administration and Mike O'Connor as the Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Service director, will bring some independence to the offices. "I think they will bring stability to the job that we didn't have before, and they will run their offices rather than being run." South Dakotans Continued from 1A the closest congressional race in the country. Piersol also successfully defended Newsweek magazine in a lawsuit filed by then Gov. Bill Janklow over the magazine's publication of information about an old rape allegation that was not proven. Kornmann was nominated by Sen. George McGovern for a federal judgeship in 1980, but President Carter was defeated before the U.S. Senate could act. Kornmann also has been a lobbyist for various interests. He could end up replacing federal Judge John B. Jones, who is eligible for retirement from his Sioux Falls position at the end of 1994. Ecoffey, the BIA director in Pine Ridge, also has worked for the U.S. Parks Service. Tonsager became head of the Farmers Union after Leland Swenson became director of the national organization. O'Connor, a 46-year-old farmer, was elected to the Legislature in 1987. He has served as vice president of the South Dakota Farmers Union. Couple seen Continued from 1A appropriate." Karen Tuttle, the aunt Archam-beau lived with since his mother died seven years ago, said officials are merely following hearsay. "I'm very unhappy with the situation because I know law enforcement is not responsible ihere," she said. "They don't like Archambeaus at all." Henrietta Neal, Bruguier's older sister, said Charles Mix officials have not been helpful. "It seems every time a problem happens with Native Americans, we're overlooked and set aside," she said. "I want something done about this." Charon Asetoyer, Bruguier's aunt, added: "When a Native American is charged with something, it's pursued heavily. However, when a Native American is a victim, it's not pursued with the same perseverance." Tuttle and Bruguier's family agree with Whalen that the bodies likely were not there after the accident. Family members and authorities searched the ditch and area several times. "I don't believe the bodies were there because if they weren't hurt, they would not lay down and die," Tuttle said. Dr. Brad Randall, the Minnehaha Countv coroner, has said Archambeau and Bruguier died of exposure and were not injured in the rollover accident. Randall, however, could not confirm from the autopsies whether the two died on the spot. Among the people who have come forward with information is a Lake Andes man who rode his horse through the ditch Jan. 31 looking for a lost hub cap, Whalen said. "This individual found no bodies and didn't find his hub cap either," he said. Asetoyer said Bruguier's body likely was not in the ditch after the accident because her glasses and shoes were gone when the body was found. Quentin Bruguier sat through Friday's news conference and said afterward that although it is difficult to not know what happened to his daughter, at least he knows where she is. "She's in her grave site and resting," he said. "But I don't want to close this case until they come up with facts." H E SOUTH DAKOTA Baseball Card & Comic Book Show Downtown Holiday Inn March 20-21 Glory of Bach & Berlioz March 20 Sabina Thatcher Viola Sioux Falls Master Singers Sponsored by Western Bank 8 pm Coliseum 335-7933 300 N. Dakota, Suite 405 J LTW DMCrr jTf CTJUNC1 7:30 o.m. Pre-concert chat with MPR's Michael Barone, Sabina Thatcher , and Henrv Charles Smith rvkiv ttai life... ProventilVentolin refill 17 gm. lire o fop pup li'escripiiQii? If so, you might want to ask yourself why. Because at ShopKo, you can get the best prescription prices in town. And with the rising costs of health care, who can afford to pay more? ' Phone: 338-3155 1601 West 41 Street Phone:335-8806 4501 East 12 Street HwiMKy Howe 'Monday-friday 9am. 9p.m. 'Soturdoy 9o.m. 6p.m. 'Sunday IOilb.-6p.w.

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