Benkelman gets grant for new safety equipment

BENKELMAN, Neb. -- A central Nebraska community is getting an infusion of cash to purchase safety apparel and first aid kits.

The City Benkelman recently received a $500 Lean on LARM Safety Grant. Deputy City Clerk Lynette Behlke applied for the equipment upgrade earlier this year.

The League Association of Risk Management (LARM) provides Lean on LARM Safety Grants each year to members to help them promote safety in their community. For more information, go to