River Valley Bank, Wasau, Wis., has found success financing RVs through its Incredible Bank.

Wisconsin bank finds Sunbelt success in RVs

/ Features
Wisconsin's River Valley Bank originally launched IncredibleBank.com as a deposit-gathering tool. It sustained itself during the recession, and now it's expanded to serve the niche banking needs of luxury motorcoach owners ...
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Exterior of the Maple Grove, Minn., office of KleinBank, Chaska, Minn.

KleinBank will be bought by Indiana’s Old National

/ Chronicles
Evansville, Ind.-based Old National Bancorp is beefing up its presence in the Twin Cities with its purchase of Minnesota’s KleinBank, ...
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15 Towers of York dazzle Nebraska town

15 Towers of York dazzle Nebraska town

/ Philanthropy
Arts sponsorship needn’t break the bank. In fact, just a $500 investment each by all five locally-owned banks in York, ...
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Expert sees values remaining strong, deal flow slowing

Expert sees values remaining strong, deal flow slowing

/ M&A
The number of bank merger and acquisition transactions has declined each of the last four years across the country, and ...
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Chronicles

1Q small business conditions hold steady

/ Chronicles, More News
Small business lending conditions were generally stable in the first quarter of 2018, according to the Federal Reserve’s Small Business ...
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Deal pushes Wisconsin’s Citizens Community past $1 billion

/ Chronicles, More News
Eau Claire-based Citizens Community Bancorp, Inc., signed a deal to acquire United Bank from United Bancorporation, both based in Osseo, ...
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Oregon CU makes bank buy

/ Chronicles
Bend, Ore.-based High Desert Bank has been acquired by Mid Oregon Credit Union, also based in Bend. High Desert Bank, ...
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People

Daly named chair, Snyder honored by Illinois Bankers

Daniel Daly, president and CEO of the Quad Cities’ SENB Bank, was elected 2018-2019 chair of the Illinois Bankers Association, ...
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Sunrise President steps down following health issues

/ More News, People
Nichol Beckstrand has stepped down as president of Sunrise Banks, St. Paul, Minn. She has been president of the $1.1 ...
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MBA elects Miedtke chair

/ Promotions & New Hires
Mark Miedtke, president of Citizens State Bank of Hayfield, has been elected the 2018-19 chair of the Minnesota Bankers Association ...
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Opinion

Bank economists see robust economy pushing unemployment lower

/ The Economy
The consensus of 16 chief economists from among the largest North American banks is that the economy will see inflation-adjusted ...
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Mentoring can change lives

/ Leadership
I believe in mentoring. It changes people’s lives. You want to make a difference? You want to impact someone’s life? ...
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Iowa bill a win for banks on CU names

/ Legislation
A bill signed into law by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds earlier this month contains a provision on credit union naming ...
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Community Relations

McFarland bank scores philanthropic goal

/ More News, Philanthropy
Hundreds of participants in the McFarland Soccer Club will receive an upgrade to their playing fields thanks to a $10,000 ...
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Peoples supports shelter creation

/ More News, Philanthropy
Washington’s Peoples Bank has given a $25,000 donation to Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services of Whatcom County to support ...
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Minnesota banks spur donations with Facebook engagement

/ More News, Philanthropy
A trio of Minnesota banks used Facebook campaigns to support local nonprofits and build goodwill in their communities ...
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