Twenty-five representatives of southern Minnesota township mutual insurance companies came together and organized a state mutual hail insurance company in Mankato, MN. The corporation is named State Farmers Mutual Hail Association of Minnesota. Now called Austin Mutual insurance, that will be changing soon due to merger with Main Street America Group. Main Street America is a very large insurance carrier and soon will become larger with them acquiring American Family Insurance, The General, Homesite, and AssureStart. Offering auto, home, business, commercial auto and workers compensation insurance in Minnesota and through out the United States.