Welcome to BirdForum from "down the road a piece" in Saint Joseph, Missouri. I have been up to Kearney a few times to see the Sandhill Cranes. I have a cousin living in Lincoln, but have not seen him for a couple of years. I do not get to the chat room very often as I am kept pretty busy doing "moderator stuff" on the various fora, threads and posts.
Go ahead and post when you can as time and interest allow!