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9/15/2017 Data Breaches: How American West helps its customers
Equifax announced last week a cybersecurity incident that potentially impacts 143 million U.S. consumers.  Here at American West Insurance Company, we take identity theft seriously. Through our partnership with CyberScout, we offer free identity theft protection when you have a homeowners or farm/ranch policy with us.  If you think you may be a victim of identity theft, please call the C…
 
7/17/2017 Nodak Insurance makes Wards 50 list again as a top property/casualty insurance company
FARGO, N.D. - For the fifth consecutive year, Nodak Insurance Company has been named to the 2017 Ward's Top 50 Property/Casualty Insurance Companies. Ward's annually recognizes the top 50 performing insurance companies out of more than 3,000 doing business in the United States. Nodak Insurance is now a six-time recipient of this distinction.  “It's a great honor to…
 
3/17/2017 A.M. Best upgrades American West to A- (Excellent)
OLDWICK, N.J., March 16, 2017—A.M. Best has upgraded the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) to A- (Excellent) from B++ (Good) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) to “a-” from “bbb+” of American West Insurance Company (American West) (Fargo, ND), a wholly owned and separately rated subsidiary of Nodak Insurance Company (formerly Nodak Mutual Insurance C…
 
10/10/2016 Colson named VP of Underwriting
Lilly Colson has been named the new Vice President of Underwriting for the Nodak Mutual Group effective Monday, November 14. Ms. Colson will oversee all areas of underwriting and provide consistent direction in the selection, pricing, and control of all lines of business written by the Nodak Mutual Group. She will report directly to Pat Duncan, Vice President of Operations. “Ms. Colson b…
 
3/1/2016 Nodak Mutual Group receives positive credit rating from A.M. Best
A.M. Best has revised the issuer credit rating (ICR) outlook to positive from stable and affirmed the financial strength rating (FSR) of A (Excellent) and the ICR of “a” for Nodak Mutual Group (Nodak) members, Nodak Mutual Insurance Company (Nodak Mutual) (Fargo, ND). Concurrently, A.M. Best has revised the outlook to from stable and affirmed the FSR of B+…
 
7/15/2015 Job Opportunity - Farm Underwriter
Nodak Mutual Insurance Company has an immediate opening for an experienced Farm Underwriter in the Fargo home office.  Will consider working from home if have farm underwriting experience.  This individual will review insurance applications by evaluating, classifying, and rating individuals and groups for insurance and accept or reject applications; underwrite new business applications …
 
7/14/2015 American West continues to benefit from Nodak Mutual's success
FARGO, N.D. - For the third consecutive year and the fourth time in the past five years, Nodak Mutual Insurance Company has been named to the 2015 Ward's Top 50 Property/Casualty Insurance Companies. Ward's annually recognizes the top 50 performing insurance companies out of more than 3,000 doing business in the United States. Nodak Mutual Insurance Company CEO Jim Alexander said…
 
7/29/2014 American West benefits from success of Nodak Mutual, named one of nation's top insurers
FARGO, N.D. - For the third time in four years, Nodak Mutual Insurance Company has been named to the 2014 Ward's Top 50 property/casualty insurance companies. Ward's annually recognizes the top 50 performing insurance companies out of more than 3,000 doing business in the United States. Nodak Mutual Insurance Company CEO Jim Alexander said American West customers can feel secure knowing th…
 
12/12/2013 American West Insurance selects IDentity Theft 911 to offer identity management services to policyholders
FARGO, N.D. - American West Insurance Company has partnered with IDentity Theft 911, the nation’s premier identity management and data risk management services provider, to offer LifeStages® Identity Management Service to its home and farm and ranch policyholders. As identity risks continue to evolve and threats continue to plague consumers, American West's policyholders can rest …
 
7/17/2013 Nodak Mutual Insurance named one of nation’s top insurers by Wards 50®
FARGO, N.D. - For the second time in three years, Nodak Mutual Insurance Company has been named to the 2013 Ward's Top 50 property/casualty insurance companies. Ward's annually recognizes the top 50 performing insurance companies out of more than 3,000 doing business in the United States. “We are proud and honored to be named as one of the top two percent of property/casualty insuran…
 
7/19/2011 Ward Group lists Nodak Mutual as one of country's top insurance companies
FARGO, N.D. - In its first year of eligibility, Nodak Mutual Insurance Company has been recognized as one of the top 50 performing insurance companies by Ward Group, a leading provider of benchmarking and best practices services to the insurance industry. Ward Group annually analyzes over 3,000 property/casualty insurance companies domiciled in the United States. Each of Ward's 50® compa…
 
5/13/2009 2009 Prevented Plant and Claims Update
FARGO, N.D. - Due to recent rain events in the tri-state area and a wet winter season, a series of questions have arisen in regards to prevented plant rules for 2009. Please find attached a prevented plant guideline worksheet outlaying some of the commonly asked questions in the last few weeks. Also, please note that there are prevented plant examples on the RMA website of how prevented plant wo…
 
11/20/2008 American West launches Farm & Ranch Excess Liability product
Beginning December 1, 2008, American West Insurance Company now offers an Excess Liability product for their Farm and Ranch customers. In addition, American West Farm & Ranch customers can receive an 8 percent premium discount on their policy by adding the Excess Liability coverage. Adding this product is significant as it is important for clients to be able to have the extra layer of protectio…