Waupaca, Manitowoc banks merge in Wisconsin

Bank First National, Manitowoc, Wis., has received regulatory approval to merge the $176 million First National Bank of Waupaca, Wis., into its organization.

Mike Molepske, president and CEO of the $1.3 billion Bank First National, said the approval’s timing couldn’t be better. “The transition teams have been working diligently,” Molepske said. [Continue]

Winona, Minn., bank “swipes” out hunger

Merchants Bank, Winona, Minn., will be donating five cents each time a Merchants Bank credit card or debit card was used between Aug. 1 and Aug. 8, up to a total of $10,000, to area food shelves during “Swipe Out Hunger,” the bank’s fifth annual Facebook Giveaway. [Continue]

Minnesota banks sponsors film screening

Cattail Bancshares, Inc., the holding company for Harvest Bank, Atwater, Minn., and Citizens State Bank of Waverly, Minn., sponsored a private screening of the movie “Abacus: Small Enough to Jail” at the Aug. 10-12 annual convention of the Independent Community Bankers of Minnesota. The showing took place on Aug. 11. [Continue]