Dayton To Return To Minn. After Trip To S. Korea

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton is scheduled to return to Minnesota this weekend after wrapping up a nine-day trade mission to South Korea.

The governor’s office said Dayton was to return Saturday.

He was joined on the trip by a 24-member Minnesota delegation that includes business, agricultural and academic leaders. South Korea is the state’s sixth-largest export market.

Dayton’s trip including a wreath-laying ceremony at the Korea War Memorial. He also hosted a lunch with Minnesota troops stationed in Seoul and he toured the Korean Demilitarized Zone.

The trip also included stops in Japan.

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