|“At 2:30 a.m. December 3, 1967, I saw a UFO at the junction of (U.S. Highway) 6 and (Nebraska Highway) 63. Believe it or not.”||
By Blake Ursch
Schirmer’s gripping story of an alleged alien encounter would ignite a firestorm of news coverage. Schirmer would become a legend among UFO enthusiasts, and his tale of the spacecraft and its inhabitants would become ingrained in American folklore for decades.
Last week, Broken Bow’s Kinkaider Brewing Co. released a new beer inspired by Schirmer’s story.