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North Risk Partners merges with Midwest United in Marshall, Minn.

St. Cloud, Minn. – Effective June 1, 2018, North Risk Partners merged with Midwest United Insurance Services, a seven-person independent insurance agency located in Marshall, Minn. Midwest United joins the company as its 22nd location across three states: Minnesota, Iowa, and Nebraska. The merger also expands North Risk’s footprint into the southwest corner of Minnesota,…

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Holland & Frank Employee Benefits joins North Risk Partners

Central Minnesota employee benefits leader Holland & Frank joins North Risk Partners – Apollo Insurance in St. Cloud; financial services side of business remains in Waite Park North Risk Partners, one of the largest independent insurance agencies in Minnesota, has acquired Holland & Frank Employee Benefits. The acquisition, effective March 1, gives Holland & Frank…

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[Blog] How To Identify and Manage Cold Stress

December 21st, 2017 – As the temperature decreases and wind speed picks up, the potential for cold stress-related illnesses and injuries increases. Thermal cold stress includes injuries or illnesses caused when a person is exposed to reduced temperature conditions directly affecting an individual’s ability to function in a normal manner. These illnesses and injuries can…

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Deml Insurance Agency in Little Falls joins North Risk Partners

Sept. 11, 2017  – North Risk Partners has acquired Deml Insurance Agency located in Little Falls, Minn.  The acquisition, effective Sept. 1, gives Deml clients more options for insurance coverages and services, and continues North Risk’s growth in Central Minnesota. Tom Deml, who owned Deml Insurance for 18 years, and long-term associates Laurie Litke and…

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David Paulson Agency in Wadena joins North Risk Partners

North Risk Partners has acquired David Paulson Agency, an agency located in Wadena, Minn. with roots dating back over 100 years. The deal, effective July 1, grows North Risk to 17 locations statewide, from Roseau in the North to Rochester in the South. For David Paulson Agency clients, both businesses and individuals, the acquisition means…

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Apollo Division and Commercial Exchange Merge Offices in Melrose

June 23, 2017 – North Risk Partners – Apollo Division and North Risk Partners –  Commercial Exchange Corporation (CEC) recently merged offices in Melrose, more than three months after North Risk Partners acquired CEC in early February. The businesses had to wait until the building at 411 Main St. E, the location of CEC’s Melrose office…

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North Risk Partners Acquires Commercial Exchange Corporation

North Risk Partners has acquired Commercial Exchange Corporation (CEC), a 65-year-old agency with locations in Freeport and Melrose. The deal, effective Feb. 1, grows North Risk to 16 locations statewide, from Roseau in the North to Rochester in the South. “I was born and raised on a farm one mile north of Freeport and bought…

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North Risk Partners Acquires Roth Insurance in Annandale

St. Paul, Minn. (Oct. 3, 2016) – North Risk Partners, one of the largest independent insurance agencies in Minnesota, has acquired Roth Insurance Agency, a 59-year-old agency based in Annandale, Minn. The deal, effective Oct. 1, grows North Risk to 15 locations statewide, from Roseau in the North to Rochester in the South. “Our focus…

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North Risk Partners Acquires Corneil-Elkjer Agency in Willmar

St. Paul, Minn. – North Risk Partners, one of the largest independent insurance agencies in Minnesota, has acquired Corneil-Elkjer Agency, a tradition-rich, 74-year-old agency based in Willmar, Minn. The deal, effective Aug. 1, grows North Risk to 14 locations statewide, from Roseau in the North to Rochester in the South. “Because the industry has become more…

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North Risk Partners Helps Rebuild Madelia

St. Paul, Minn. (July 8, 2016) – North Risk Partners recently donated over $5,000 to Madelia Strong, a nonprofit created to help the businesses of Madelia, Minn. rebuild after a fire in February destroyed one-third of the city’s downtown area. The Madelia campaign was North Risk’s first-ever companywide fundraiser with donations submitted from all 13…

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