Do you have inedxes of newspapers by surname?
If you live in Douglas County you can get an Omaha Public Library and you can search the Gilbert M & Martha H. Hitchcock Omaha World-Herald Digital Archives from home with your library card number and PIN. The digital archives allows you to search through the Omaha World-Herald from 1885-1983 and Omaha Daily Herald from 1878-1889. You can search by a name and many other ways.
If you are not in our service area, you can submit a Research Request, there may be a charge for this service depending on how complicated the research.