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Decorah & Cresco – February 21, 2017 Greetings!  The books are closed for 2016 and we just finished preparing thousands of tax notices for interest paid and earned. 2016 was a solid year for the bank. Following are some highlights. If you look around town there is quite a bit happening! The Bank is an […]

In the Driftless Area & beyond Decorah & Cresco – January 20, 2017 – Buying and maintaining a home is a big deal. It’s quite the commitment. Feel confident knowing that we offer a knowledgeable team of eleven employee owners to support you during the life of your loan. We’ll have you relaxing with your favorite […]

That’s right, not one, but two open houses happening this week! Decorah Bank & Trust’s Christmas Open House is 9-4 on Thursday, December 22nd. You’ll be treated to homemade treats and hot cider all day long. Pianist Reagan Barta will play from 2-4 pm. Reagan is a 22 year old freelance musician that has 10 years […]

Cresco – October 25, 2016 – Greetings from Cresco Bank. This picture was taken by Zahasky Photography in October 2016, they really know their way around a camera, wouldn’t you say?

Cresco – October 13, 2016 – Here’s someone you should get to know. Kaitlyn Otteson joins us as a personal banker. Kaitlyn has nearly two years of experience in customer support and as a banking assistant for the lending team at our Decorah location. Help us welcome Kaitlyn to Cresco and stop in to say […]

Decorah – November 10, 2016 – Do you remember the song, “Our house”, Madness © 1982? On November 9, 2016, there was literally a house in the middle of the streets of Decorah. We secured a buyer for our big blue gem that retains its original wood work, charming character and great “bones”. We are […]

Decorah – October 3, 2016 – Maybe you remember him as a football player at Iowa State University back in the day or by his contributions to the Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce Board since 2011. Or perhaps you worked with him a time or two during his 30 year career in Ag retail. Chances […]

Decorah – August 29, 2016 – We are now offering the availability of low interest customized loans for those affected by the August 23/24 2016 flooding in Northeast Iowa. This flood loan could apply to items like a new furnace, water heater, carpet, construction materials, etc. Call us at 563-382-9661 or 563-547-2244, or apply here […]

Decorah – July 12, 2016 – Wanda Walter is retiring from her position as a Mortgage Banker, AVP, of Decorah Bank & Trust. Wanda has been with the company since 1974.  Executive vice president, Joe Grimstad, states, “It is with mixed feelings that we announce the retirement of our beloved and much appreciated Wanda. She […]

Decorah – May 25, 2016 – Beginning June 20, 2016, we will begin offering an EMV (chip) debit card. If you are a current debit card holder with us, you can expect your new chip debit card in the coming days. Simply follow the instructions provided with the replacement chip debit card to activate it. […]