Valley Today Top 5: Jan. 29. 2020
Here is all the top news you need to start your morning:
Lanes are open again after a three-car crash on 10th Street South in Fargo this Wednesday morning. The Valley Today traffic reporter Devin Fry says traffic was re-routed around 10th Street, just a few blocks south of Main Avenue. One of the vehicles is being towed. Police also tell Valley News Live that one person fled the scene of the crash and officers are fanning out in the neighborhood, in search of that person.
The funeral for 15-year-old Jonah Borth is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 31 at 11 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church of Grand Forks. A visitation is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 30 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. also at the church, according to the funeral home. Police say Borth was shot and killed Sunday, Jan. 26 in a Northwood home by Samantha Wilson. We have more information on the shooting under the 'related links' section of this story.
A woman who disappeared from the Standing Rock Reservation more than two months ago was arrested last week in Texas on a felony warrant from North Dakota. 30-year-old Kara Lynn Mauai was arrested there on a felony warrant from Morton County and transported back to North Dakota. Law enforcement and volunteers had searched extensively for Mauai after she disappeared Nov. 8. Dallas police were able to find her after she made contact with family members by phone.
North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum will be among dozens of Republicans headed to Iowa to stump for President Donald Trump. With most of the attention focused on the battle for the Democratic nomination, Trump's campaign announced what it is calling an “unprecedented” surrogate operation, with more than 80 supporters fanning out across the state the day of its kickoff caucuses on Monday. Burgum's office said no state money will be used to fund the trip to Iowa.