Governor Mark Dayton Recovers from Surgery

By KBJR News 1

Governor Mark Dayton Recovers from Surgery

December 27, 2012 Updated Dec 27, 2012 at 8:45 PM CST

St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Governor Mark Dayton is out of surgery and awake.

The nearly 66-year-old underwent spinal surgery and according to surgeons at the Mayo Clinic it went as planned, without complications.

The Governor is scheduled to be released from the hospital next week.

Officials say he plans to work from the Governor's Residence as he recovers from the surgery.