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ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's hip surgery at Mayo Clinic went well.

“He's resting comfortably,” Dayton Press Secretary Matt Swenson said Monday.

The surgery was to reattach a tendon to his hip.

Dayton is to remain at Mayo a couple more days, then wear a hip brace for three months. The 67-year-old governor is expected to mostly work at home for a few weeks.

Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.