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Local Insurance Agency Receives Award


For Immediate Release

For More Information contact:
Sarah Hansen,
Asst. Manager, Media & Communications
North Star Mutual Insurance Company
Email: sarah.hansen@northstarmutual.com
Phone: 507-423-6262 (x1164)


 American Trust Insurance, based out of Huron, was awarded a New Business Leader and Star Award for exceptional performance on behalf of North Star Mutual Insurance Company in 2021.

American Trust Insurance was the top new business producing agency for North Star Mutual in 2021; beating over 2,000 agencies across eight states for the top spot. The agency is one of just two agencies from South Dakota who received a Top 25 Award from North Star Mutual. American Trust Insurance also earned a Star Award for reaching a new threshold of premium growth. The agency has been representing North Star Mutual since 2005.

North Star Mutual Insurance Company is a Midwest property-casualty insurance company serving the states of Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Kansas. The company writes approximately $520 million in premium annually and is rated “A+” Superior for financial stability by A.M. Best.

American Trust Insurance is a locally owned independent insurance agency and offers a wide range of property, farm, crop, life, and health insurance options. The agency has nine locations and serves several communities across eastern South Dakota.

For more information about American Trust Insurance, please visit www.atiinsure.com.  For more information on North Star Mutual Insurance Company, visit www.northstarmutual.com.


Pete Hellie, North Star Mutual Insurance Company President, Katie Scheuer, ATI Director of Sales and Risk Placement, Taylor Rignell, ATI Account Executive.