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How to Prevent a Chimney Fire in Your Home This Winter

How to Prevent a Chimney Fire in Your Home This Winter

Nearly 18,000 fires are caused by wood-burning appliances every year. Over 4,000 of those are residential fires caused by wood stoves. Three out of four residential building heating fires are confined within chimneys, flues or flue barriers. Do we offer those...

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Are You Covered for Winter Weather?

Are You Covered for Winter Weather?

Winter weather can get the best of anyone. Very few people are wired for the cold. Fewer still know everything they need to fully prepare for it. There are things we all can do to keep warm inside and outside of our homes. There are ways to travel safely – or avoid...

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Watch Out for Deer! How to Drive Safely Around Whitetail

Watch Out for Deer! How to Drive Safely Around Whitetail

Iowa is home to a lot of deer: approximately 445,000 of the rugged creatures. Iowan hunters do their part to thin the herd, bagging nearly 110,000 whitetail annually, but despite their best efforts there are still a lot of bucks and does crossing roads. As of 2022,...

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How to Drive Safely Around School Buses

How to Drive Safely Around School Buses

Twenty six million children ride nearly half a million school buses in the United States every school day. Given the great number of school buses on the road, accidents involving them are sadly inevitable. There were 111 fatalities and 13,000 injuries resulting from...

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Safety Tips for Driving Near Farm Machinery

Safety Tips for Driving Near Farm Machinery

It’s harvest season in Iowa! And you know what that means – tractor traffic. We all understand and respect the needs of local agricultural producers. There’s no doubt that farmers are integral to our economy and to thank for the delicious meals on our tables. Yet...

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Back to School: What Insurance Do Students Need?

Back to School: What Insurance Do Students Need?

Bullies. Bad grades. Mean teachers. Unfortunately, insurance cannot cover students for every bad thing that can happen to them. But many types of insurance policies are designed to put students' minds at ease whether they're attending college or still in high school....

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House Fires on the 4th of July

House Fires on the 4th of July

House Fires on the 4th of July: Why You Need Homeowners Insurance "Celebrate the independence of your nation by blowing up a small part of it." – The Simpsons Independence Day is coming right up! Patriots across this great country will spend approximately $1.5 billion...

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Insure Your Toys – It’s Summer Travel Season!

Insure Your Toys – It’s Summer Travel Season!

Every Iowan longs to hear three simple yet beautiful words: It is summer. That's because we have such a beautiful state to adventure in, with nearly three dozen lakes, over 4,400 overnight campsites, and 114,782 miles of open road to explore. Is there any wonder why...

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Everything You Need to Know About Boat Insurance

Everything You Need to Know About Boat Insurance

You already know what to look for in a boat: a pristine hull, a rot-free deck, a comfortable spot to fish from, and maybe a good, sturdy cupholder next to the helm. But you'd better also know what to look for from your boat insurance long before you take to the open...

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How to Prepare for Severe Weather

How to Prepare for Severe Weather

For all its natural beauty, Iowa certainly does challenge its residents with plenty of severe weather. Heavy rains which cause flooding are becoming more common here. We hope to never see another tragedy like the Great Flood of 1993, which affected 21,000 homes and...

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