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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May 1, 2018  – Effective May 1, 2018, North Risk Partners officially merged with Bearence Management Group, another independent insurance brokerage firm with over 80 employees spread across three Midwest locations – Mendota Heights, Minn., Des Moines, Iowa, and Omaha, Neb – and a mix of product and service offerings similar to North Risk’s. This new partnership grows…

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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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