Recovering From Stroke, Garrison Keillor Set to Leave Hospital

By Andrew Gauthier 


Garrison Keillor, author and host of the live radio show “A Prairie Home Companion,” is to be released Friday from a hospital where he was undergoing tests after suffering a minor stroke, his spokesman said.

Keillor, who turned 67 last month, checked himself into United Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota, on Monday, David O’Neill said in a written statement.


The satirist was then transferred to St. Marys Hospital at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

“He will remain at Mayo until this Friday to undergo testing, and upon his release will resume his schedule as previously planned,” O’Neill said. More…