Securing Fall Trees

Before the wind blows, secure your trees and shrubs The seasons are changing, and the colors of autumn abound. Regrettably, fall’s stunning display is often accompanied by some unwelcome weather hazards in Minnesota – namely, wind – that can cause considerable damage...
Fall and Watercraft Insurance

Fall and Watercraft Insurance

Protect your boat with insurance and winterization Now that summer’s over and the weather is cooling down, it’s time to think about pulling your boat out of the lake and putting it away until next year. As you begin to prepare your boat for the winter, take the time...
Wildfire Season

Wildfire Season

It may have not been a dry summer, but there is still always a risk of wildfires! And as we head into wildfire season this fall, here are a few tips to help your family stay safe and keep your home protected. A surprising fact: wildfire can happen in almost every...

Football Fan Safety

Make football season not just fun, but also safe   Finally, we’re welcoming fall, that eagerly anticipated season when we get to enjoy cooler temps, colorful leaves, the start of school and, of course, football season in Minnesota! Football season in Minnesota brings...
Back to School Safety

Back to School Safety

As kids head back to school, let’s keep them safe   The end of summer means many things, such as cooler weather, shorter days and … the start of football here in Minnesota! But most important, it means kids are headed back to school. And that means we all should...

Tips for the College-Bound

A Few Tips for the College-Bound   College is expensive enough without the added cost of unexpected accidents or theft, not covered by your insurance policy. If you have a student heading away to school, below are a few tips to help you get the most out of your...

Heading to Sturgis?

Whether you’re taking your Harley and heading across country, or just hitting the Midwest back roads, we want you to be safe on the roads this summer. Here are a few top tips: No one’s too old to wear a helmet A motorcycle rider not wearing a helmet is forty...
Firework Pet Safety

Firework Pet Safety

Keep your pets safe during the Fourth of July Fireworks   For most of us, the Fourth of July is a time to enjoy the pyrotechnics that mark the holiday. But for our pets, fireworks are another story. Many pets can be traumatized by the noisy rockets and firecrackers so...

Firework Safety

When Things go BOOM in the Night – Fireworks Safety   For most of us, the Fourth of July is a time to enjoy the company of family and friends, having fun and creating memories – whether at home or away. But for some families, the holiday is a nightmare....