Iowa Agent Placed on Probation Owes $30K, Has License Revoked

Des Moines, Iowa, Chad Mackland, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, recently submitted an Alford plea to the charge of Ongoing Criminal Conduct (Class B Felony) in Pottawattamie County District Court following an investigation by the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau. As … Source: Insurance News

72% of Minnesota in Severe Drought

The latest U.S. Drought Monitor shows 72% of Minnesota is currently experiencing severe drought — a big jump from a week earlier, when 52% of the state was considered to be in severe drought. Minnesota Public Radio News reports the … Source: Insurance News

Worker Shortage Hampers North Dakota Oil Production

Oil production is flat in North Dakota due to a workforce shortage as the industry recovers from the coronavirus pandemic. Companies say they are in need of workers to inject water, sand and chemicals down wells to crack open rock … Source: Insurance News