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18 Jan
  Washington, D.C. (Jan. 18, 2018)—The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) today announced the nominees for its 2018-19 board of directors. ICBA’s board of directors will vote on the nominations during the 2018 ICBA national convention...
09 Jan
Nate Faust is a Credit Analyst at Minnesota Lakes Bank. This means he administers the portfolios of existing loans and underwrites all new requests that enter the bank. He works closely with management lists and loan policies. Nate grew up in...
09 Jan
Demolition in our Delano office continues! Take a look at the changes this week: Progress on lobby Progress on lobby and offices Flooring removed from basement level
05 Jan
The King House Restaurant & Bar brings quality to the table with its exceptional staff and emphasis on house-made dishes. The bright open space offers a large dining room, bar, lounge area, and outdoor patio. Adam and Tara King’s restaurant may...
04 Jan
Demolition in our Delano office continues! Take a look at the changes this week: Carpet on lobby stairs has been removed. Rebuilding of office walls Rebuilding of office walls Red brick flooring has been removed. Red brick flooring has been removed...
03 Jan
By Noah W. Wilcox Partisanship has taken hold of our political lives from Washington to right here in Minnesota, contributing to gridlock in the nation’s capital and more than a few awkward holiday meals with family and friends. Despite all the...
03 Jan
Passwords represent a critical vulnerability for most organizations today, as employees remain the number 1 cause of company data breaches. However, that hasn't stopped many people from continuing to use default or easy-to-guess passwords for work...
27 Dec
Demolition in our Delano office continues! It has only been a week since our last construction update, and so much has changed! Take a look:  Lobby demolition    Office demolition  Teller line has been removed.  Lobby demolition progress  More...
21 Dec
We're under construction! Our Delano office is getting a full remodel in order to serve you better. Take a look at some of the progress made this month:   Preparing to build a wall to contain the demolition  The completed wall    Temporarily, you'...
21 Nov
Passwords are the house keys to your online accounts, and when they’re hacked, intruders can break in and wreak havoc. To create strong passwords, you have to strike a balance between making them difficult for others to guess and making them easy...
18 Sep
What you should know: On Friday, September 15, 2017 a big event in the payments industry was implemented;  Same Day ACH Debit transactions. This means that mortgage payments, dues, recurring payments, insurance premiums, online purchases, including...
15 Sep
Recently, Equifax, one of the three national consumer credit reporting agencies, announced a major data breach. This breach affects approximately 143 million Americans. This is what we know according to Equifax: the data breach occurred May – July...
07 Sep
Eric Nesvig is the Assistant Vice President of Lending at Minnesota Lakes Bank in Mound. He works with consumer and business customers to achieve their financial goals. “I like working with customers on a day-to-day basis. You never know what’s...
31 Aug
Wire transfer and cyber fraud are on the rise. That’s partly because criminals have limitless options for perpetrating wire fraud. They use many combinations of fraudulent approaches, and various points of compromise, including malware transferred...
19 Jul
Mark Foster has been selling boats for 11 years. He moved his business three and a half years ago because he outgrew the space. In the limited space in the old building, Mark had only enough room for one boat in the showroom and one boat in the...
19 Jul
As entrepreneurs, many small-business owners are comfortable taking risks. But their business is often their biggest asset, as well as the largest source of their household’s income, which means it’s especially important for them to follow basic...
01 Jun
The security and protection of your personal or business information is very important to Minnesota Lakes Bank. Major retailers are announcing new data breaches almost every day. Below is an article that provides important information on what you...
05 May
Noah Wilcox, CEO, Minnesota Lakes Bank, Delano and Mound, MN joined more than 100 community bankers and the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) this week for a meeting with President Donald Trump and other top administration officials...
06 Apr
Washington, D.C. (April 5, 2017)—The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) today is meeting at the Treasury Department to discuss how federal policymakers can address the impact of overregulation on community banks and the customers they...
16 Mar
Delano Printing has been in business for 15 years, and getting there has proved to be challenging at times. When you walk into Delano Printing’s unique space, it is clear that there is a story to be told. Steve Johnson bought printing equipment and...

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