Twenty-five representatives of southern Minnesota township mutual insurance companies 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, which will be changing soon due to a merger with Main Street America Group. Main Street America is a huge 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 throughout the United States.