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Specht: Why not Minden?


“There are those that look at things the way they are, and ask why? I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?”

These immortal words of Sen. Robert Kennedy have echoed through our nation’s history for decades.

Kennedy’s life was cut short by an assassin’s bullet, but the question lives on, “Why not?”
I often think of this when looking at the potential of my hometown. I absolutely love Minden and have all my life. I see the potential in its people, its economy and its impact on