Border Independent

Insurance Agency​​

About Us

Here at Border Independent Insurance Agency, Inc; we are licensed in both Minnesota and Wisconsin.  We serve the St. Croix Valley by providing all lines of insurance including home insurance, auto insurance, business insurance, life insurance, specialty vehicle and more.  We are dedicated to creating and maintaining long lasting relationships to know the needs of our clients and find the best possible insurance package to meet them.

What's the Independent Advantage?

As an Independent Agency, our professionals have access to dozens of companies and their products so that we can match you with the exact coverages for your individual needs at the best value possible.
We are in business to fulfill the needs of our customers by carefully selecting the products provided by companies that have strong financial history and great claims service.  That way when it's most important, the clients we help have a positive experience. 

Kathy Schoenborn-Atkins

Kathy is a Graduate from Stillwater High School.  She went on to study business and earned a diploma for Cosmetology at Centruy College, but started her insurance career as a Customer Service Representative for Fortis in Woodbury, that soon after became The Hartford.  She then became a licensed Producer/Account Manager for Schoenborn & Associates where Ron Schoenborn, her father, had been serving the St. Croix Valley for more than 40 years.   In 2006 she purchased the agency and became a Business Owner and continued as a Farmers Insurance Agent until December of 2017.  She is enjoying the many opportunities to work with area residents and business owners to create the very relationships important in finding appropriate coverage for the needs of each one.

Kathy lives near Stillwater and loves spending time outdoors with her husband, Eric and their three daughters.