News that Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie has been uninvited to speak at a south Minneapolis Catholic church may be premature, according to church officials. Ritchie was scheduled to talk before mass on Aug. 12 at St. Joan of Arc. A spokesman for the archdiocese had reportedly said that invitation was being rescinded over Ritchie's efforts to change wording of the proposed marriage amendment.
Federal, state and Twin Cities officials partner to fight 'extraordinary spike' in violent crime
More than 100 people have been injured in shootings in the Twin Cities since Memorial Day.