ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton has checked out of Mayo Clinic after hip surgery.
Dayton’s office says that he left the Rochester clinic on Friday and returned to the governor’s residence in St. Paul. He checked into Mayo Clinic on Monday where he underwent the surgical procedure to alleviate pain in his hip.READ MORE: Twin Metals To Appeal Federal Decision On Proposed Copper-Nickel Mine Near Boundary Waters
The 67-year-old governor has now had three procedures at Mayo since taking office, including back surgery in December 2012 and a platelet injection last October to heal a torn hip muscle.READ MORE: Let Us See Your Most Memorable 1991 Halloween Blizzard Pics
Dayton’s office says the governor met with senior members of his staff on Friday afternoon. Dayton plans to work at his residence while recuperating, and will limit travel for up to three months while he wears a brace to help with his recovery.MORE NEWS: 4 Puppies Left At Chaska Golf Course; Police Seeking Information
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