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Cresco – October 25, 2016 – We really care about our people and have the official embroidered t-shirt to prove it. Well, it’s regular high five’s, but you know what we mean. 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 – October 13, 2016 – Do you remember the song, “Our house”, Madness © 1982? Soon we will literally have a house in the middle of the streets of Decorah. We have secured a buyer for our big blue gem that retains its original wood work, charming character and great “bones”. We are excited […]

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. […]

Decorah – April 21, 2016 – We are not changing our name, ownership, or moving away from our community financial services. We’re simply updating our logo and launching a new website with a stronger web based utility that features both Decorah Bank and Cresco Bank, a division of Decorah Bank & Trust Co. Be sure […]

Decorah – April 1, 2016 – Fortunately, it’s not hard to add some layers of protection to your mobile devices. Here are some tips from one of our security providers, Identity Theft 911: 1. Password-protect your mobile device and voicemail with a PIN. Make the password strong and hard to guess by using numbers, upper- and lower-case […]

Decorah – January 5, 2016 – Here are three easy ways to help you reach your savings goals in 2016. Schedule it. Give yourself an amount to set aside each week. Schedule it to automatically deposit in to your savings. Measure it. Tracking your progress is the best way to stay motivated. Be realistic. Make […]