New Carlisle Federal gets new location, new name

New Carlisle Federal gets new location, new name

/ Chronicles
While New Carlisle Federal Savings Bank remains headquartered in the same town after 136 years, the Ohio bank decided it was time to freshen things up. On August 12, the New Carlisle-based bank broke ground for its fourth location, this one in Springfield, Ohio, a community of about 60,000 — ...
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Second time is the charm for North Dakotan

Second time is the charm for North Dakotan

/ Features
The first time Kathy Torske applied for the president’s role at American Trust Center, Dickinson, N.D., she was 29 and ...
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Solar initiative a differentiator for Iowa bank

Solar initiative a differentiator for Iowa bank

/ Features
The best ideas in banking are often greener than its stock-and-trade currency. So it is at central Iowa’s Peoples Bank, ...
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a man

Larsen named president/CEO of United Bankers’ Bank

/ Promotions & New Hires
Dwight R. Larsen has been named president and CEO of United Bankers’ Bank, Bloomington, Minn., along with its holding company, ...
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Chronicles

Heartland buys QCR’s Rockford Bank & Trust

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Rockford-based Illinois Bank & Trust, a subsidiary of Iowa’s Heartland Financial USA, has agreed to acquire the assets and deposits ...
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Mutual of Omaha bought by CIT Group

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CIT Group’s banking subsidiary, CIT Bank, N.A., is acquiring Mutual of Omaha Bank for $1 billion, mostly in cash and ...
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Eagle Bancorp to buy Western Holding Company of Wolf Point

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Helena, Mont.-based Eagle Bancorp is buying Western Holding Company of Wolf Point, Mont., in a half-and-half cash and stock deal ...
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Ames National to acquire Creston bank

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Iowa State Savings Bank will be sold to Ames National Corp later this year through a stock purchase agreement ...
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First Option buying Pony Express

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First Option Bank in Osawatomie, Kan., has inked a deal to acquire Pony Express Community Bank in St. Joseph, Mo ...
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Indiana CU makes bank buy

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Three Rivers Federal Credit Union has agreed to purchase West End Bank, Richmond, Ind., the latest in a string of ...
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People

CSBS hires senior economist

/ Promotions & New Hires
Thomas F. Siems, a former economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, has joined the Conference of State Bank ...
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Bremer beefs up ag department

/ Promotions & New Hires
Marc Schober was hired to a newly created director of specialized agriculture solutions position at Bremer Bank, St. Paul, Minn ...
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Singer to lead Eugene market for Columbia

/ Promotions & New Hires
Jeff Singer has joined Columbia Bank, Tacoma, Wash., as senior vice president and market president for the Eugene, Ore., market ...
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Opinion

Entrepreneurship starts with you

/ Leadership
An entrepreneur is someone who surveys the landscape, looks for things that could be improved, and acts toward that improvement ...
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‘They’ may be lurking at your institution

/ Hiring & Retention
Stop me if you’ve heard this before. “Why won’t they just finish the project?” I am sure “they,” those awful nameless ...
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Bank Secrecy Act overhaul works its way through Congress

/ Legislation
In May, the House Financial Services Committee approved the COUNTER Act to modernize and reform the Bank Secrecy Act. The ...
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Community Relations

Iowa banks join to support local hospital

/ Community Relations
Local banks in and around Britt, Iowa, are teaming up to support a remodeling project at Hancock County Healthy System ...
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Kansas bank praised for financial literacy efforts

/ Community Relations
Topeka-based Silver Lake Bank set up a branch inside Washburn Rural High School and put the task of running the ...
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S.D. Junior Achievement gets boost from Dacotah

/ Community Relations
Dacotah Bank pledged $2,500 to Junior Achievement of South Dakota for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year for the Brookings and ...
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