Martha McKelve generously provided ix. According to Harvey, only a few members of the legislature opposed the Charter. Although there were a few who had misgivings, as Frost's report indicates, once it had been decided where to establish the new capital, the decision to locate the state university and the state agricultural college in Lincoln followed almost as a matter of course.
A further element of confusion came from the chaotic land situation in Nebraska.
A History of Norfolk. Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. The development of psychiatric drugs beginning in the early s offered the prospect of rehabilitating many patients. Add links. Norfolk Regional Center, seen from the south. The Story of Koxie Comie. Published in Norfolk Daily News.
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At its peak, the facility housed more than patients. In the three-phase program, Phase I "orients patients to the treatment process; begins working with patients to accept full responsibility for their sex offending and sexually deviant behaviors; teaches patients to give and receive feedback and utilize coping skills; and builds motivation for the intensive treatment in Phases II and III which are provided at Lincoln Regional Center.
There was a prize-winning dairy herd, and patients and staff butchered their own meat, preserved vegetables, and produced their own clothing and power. As ofit functioned as a bed facility for the initial treatment of sex offenders.
Many persons and groups contributed directly and indirectly to this history. Some of the criticism was justified, and it could be argued - as the Omaha newspapers continually did - that the University was unnecessary and premature. An undeniable beauty marked the unbroken western prairie; but while eastern visitors might in moments of poetic introspection confess the beauty of the grasslands, they concluded that the land was unattractive, forbidding, and worthless.
Lacking local financial resources, Nebraskans early turned to the federal government for assistance. Editors continued to say that the federal lands constituted an unparalleled boon for the new state.