If you live in the Grand Island area, you're now officially part of a metropolitan area, that extends well beyond city limits.
Last year, the city achieved urban status with population over 50,000. This is different, as the government recognizes four counties as metropolitan, even rural areas.
The cattle outnumber people in Kristen Klein's view of the world near Cairo.
"I don't see many other people out here," he said with a laugh.
Yet, this is the newest government metropolitan area. That designation has less to do with urban and rural, and more to do with where Kristen goes for church, groceries, and supplies.