Gov. Mark Dayton invited veterens, educators and local officials to his first State of the State speech Wednesday.
The Democratic governor will also have his entire cabinet at the event in the Minnesota House gallery. He completed naming his commissioner Tuesday and all 24 of them will be at the speech.
Here's the list of other Dayton guests:
ROBERT BRUININKS – President, University of Minnesota
JAMES MCCORMICK – Chancellor, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
RYAN VERNOSH – 2010 Teacher of the Year (St. Paul, MN)
DR. EFE AGBAMU – 2010 Secondary Principal of the Year (Cottage Grove, MN)
JIM SONJU – 2011 Science and Mathematics Principal of the Year (Rochester, MN)
COL. ERIC KERSKA – Commander of the 1st Brigade Combat Team (34th Infantry Division – Red Bulls) (Rochester, MN)
THE WENZEL FAMILY (members of the Minnesota National Guard) (Hastings, MN)
ADAM BAILEY – 2010 Police Officer of the Year (St. Paul, MN)
MAYOR RT RYBAK (Minneapolis, MN)
MAYOR NANCY CARROLL (Park Rapids, MN)
COMMISSIONER DUANE BAKKE (Fillmore County)
COUNCIL MEMBER RICHARD BRAINERD (City of Mahtomedi)