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Minnesota roundup: Family of 4 found safe, but parents arrested; Biden to make campaign stop in northern Minnesota

Family of 4 found safe, but parents arrested

MINNEAPOLIS—A Lakeville family of four missing since Friday was found safe in a car in Minneapolis on Tuesday morning — and the parents were later booked into jail, Lakeville police said.

A Minneapolis resident spotted the parents and their two children, ages 4 and 7, behind a building and called police, Lakeville police said in a news release.

The parents — Zachariah Daniel Wilson, 38, and Angela Dee Robinson, 33 — were arrested about 3:30 a.m. and booked at Dakota County jail on gross misdemeanor suspicion of child endangerment, according to jail records.

The Dakota County attorney's office will review the case for charges, and police are investigating the circumstances of the family's disappearance.

Lakeville police declined to elaborate on the specifics behind the couple's arrests.

(St. Paul Pioneer Press)

Biden to make campaign stop in northern Minnesota

DULUTH, Minn.—Vice President Joe Biden is coming to Duluth on Friday.

IIt is not yet decided where Biden will speak, but advance teams were in town on Tuesday scouting locations in both eastern and western Duluth.

Biden will appear in support of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and 8th District incumbent U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, who is vying for re-election in a close race against Republican challenger Stewart Mills. A spokesman for Nolan's campaign, Bennett Smith, said he was not ready to confirm the visit.

Biden has made numerous campaign stops in recent weeks and has been highly critical of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, often saying Trump "doesn't get it."

Biden's most recent visit to northern Minnesota was in October 2014, just ahead of the election, He made stops in Duluth and Hibbing to speak about the success of the "Duluth Model" in addressing domestic violence and to campaign for Nolan during his first challenge from Mills.

Biden also visited the Lake Superior cities in November 2012, speaking at Superior Middle School just days before the presidential election.

(Duluth News Tribune)