January 30, 1967: Gov. Norbert Tiemann said Nebraska should adopt daylight saving time so the state “can be in step with the rest of the nation.” “Nebraska cannot stand alone,” Tiemann said. “I know there are segments of our economy that will suffer because of daylight saving time,” he said, “but conversely there are people in the economy today who are suffering as a result of Nebraska's not being on daylight saving time.”
1938: Despite the fact County Commissioner Ernest Jacobberger had to read Saturday afternoon's World-Herald to learn the move was afoot, Thomas Sullivan, his wife, his son and his daughter were comfortably settled in a five-room apartment at the county hospital. Jacobberger is county hospital chairman. Sullivan was installed a few days prior as an undefined “superintendent” at the institution. It was while the Sullivans were becoming accustomed to their new surroundings that Jacobberger denied to the World-Herald an apartment was being made ready at the hospital for the family.
1990: The Douglas County Board approved a resolution to support a request to the state for more than $2 million for emergency psychiatric services in Omaha and surrounding counties. Commissioner Ray Simon said the money would help the Eastern Nebraska Human Services Agency (ENHSA) implement five recommendations developed by a task force on emergency psychiatric services. The funding request would go before the Legislature's Appropriations Committee in a hearing in Lincoln.
2004: Former Mayor Hal Daub attempted to get the idea of a trolley system back on track by suggesting a new downtown route running from the new Gallup University campus to the base of the 10th Street Bridge near the Old Market. During a Metropolitan Transit Authority public hearing, Daub said MAT officials too quickly dismissed a light rail system as too expensive by relying on an ambitious five-year-old plan to stretch a trolley system all the way from 24th and Lake Streets to the Henry Doorly Zoo.