Rural bankers invest in farmer education events

Rural bankers invest in farmer education events

/ Chronicles
Heartland has hosted more than 15 such farm-focused seminars in the past decade. The purpose initially was to offer help with marketing tactics and tech challenges but the event has evolved in recent years toward broader economic trends and crop prices ...
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Erin Procko’s 3 insights on leadership

Erin Procko’s 3 insights on leadership

/ Leadership, More News
Erin Procko, president-Minneapolis, Twin Cities Banking Director for Bell Bank, Fargo, N.D., offers her insights into what it takes to ...
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Bowman confirmed to Fed seat

Bowman confirmed to Fed seat

/ Chronicles
Kansas banking regulator Michelle Bowman has been confirmed to a seat on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. With the ...
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How the Anchor, Old National deal came to fruition

How the Anchor, Old National deal came to fruition

/ Features
A year after Old National Bancorp of Evansville, Ind., closed on its acquisition of Anchor Bancorp of St. Paul, Minn., ...
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Chronicles

Community banks form fintech alliance

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A dozen community and regional banks have joined to collaborate on developing fintech solutions, forming Alliance Alloy Labs ...
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Iowa bank breaks ground, honors nonprofits

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Cedar Falls, Iowa-based Lincoln Savings Bank broke ground on a new Des Moines office and honored local nonprofits in doing ...
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First Midwest buys wealth management firm

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Chicago’s First Midwest Bancorp, Inc., is beefing up its wealth management division by buying Wisconsin’s Northern Oak Wealth Management, Inc ...
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People

Taylor joins Alerus as CRO

/ More News, Promotions & New Hires
Karin Taylor joined Alerus Financial Corp., Grand Forks, N.D., as chief risk officer and executive vice president, effective Nov. 12 ...
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Fitzgerald joins Foresight board

/ Directorships, More News
Retired CPA Doug Fitzgerald has joined the board of directors of the $1.2 billion Foresight Financial Group, Winnebago, Ill., which ...
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DiMotta joins Midland States board

/ Directorships, More News
Jennifer L. DiMotta has joined the boards of Midland States Bancorp, Inc., and its subsidiary Midland States Bank, both of ...
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Opinion

Personal branding offers benefits beyond increased recognition

/ Marketing
People pick their bank in part because they can reach their banker when needed. Why not convert that into a ...
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IRS should affirm sub S deduction

/ Regulation
Bankers certainly don’t need the additional recordkeeping responsibilities, and I can’t believe when it passed tax reform that Congress wanted ...
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The core of a strong ERM program

/ Operations
What makes a strong Enterprise Risk Management program? How do you know you're asking the right questions? You develop strong ...
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Community Relations

WaterStone Bank honors vets through nonprofit partnerships

/ Community Relations, More News
This Veterans Day, WaterStone Bank, Wauwatosa, Wis., will partner with 11 Wisconsin nonprofits to honor veterans ...
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1st Source helps fund nursing building

/ Community Relations, More News
Indiana’s 1st Source Bank donated $100,000 to support construction of a new nursing education building at Southwestern Michigan College, Dowagiac, ...
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Wisconsin bank donates building

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McFarland State Bank will donate its downtown Stoughton, Wis., bank building and the adjacent parking lot to the City of ...
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