Meet Don


Don Slaten ran for State Representative, District 54B, which includes Afton, part of Cottage Grove, Denmark Township, Hastings, and Nininger in the 2016 Election. Someone else won that election. Don wishes him good luck.

Don is a Hastings resident and youth coach with a 30-year career at the Eagan Seneca Plant where he was the Lead Machinist working closely with other trade groups, operations personnel, and management, to ensure the smooth performance of plant equipment in order to meet exacting clean water standards for the citizens of Minnesota. He continues to hold membership in Machinist’s Local 459. 

In a recent discussion with Don he allowed this” “Don’t count me out!”