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Des Moines, Iowa – Written by Howard Learner, Iowa View contributor Howard A. Learner is executive director of the Environmental Law & Policy Center, the Midwest’s leading environmental legal advocacy and eco-business innovation organization, which is engaged in Iowa with its Des Moines office. Bankers understand finance, money and good investments. So, when community banks step […]

January 3, 2020 – Decorah & Cresco -Say hello to FREE financial learning whenever you want. We are excited to launch a new online financial literacy program, developed by Banzai. Banzai is a real-world financial wellness program used by tens of thousands of schools nationwide and now offers the same curriculum online for people of […]

December 19, 2019 – Decorah – Congratulations to the 2019 Christmas Coloring Fun winners! Each child won a Christmas teddy bear. Winners are as follows; front row (l-r): Scarlett O’Neill with mom, Katie O’Neill, Natalie Holthaus, Flynn Thompson with brother Ellis Thompson, Eva Butler, and Violet Butler. Back row (l-r): Oliver McGohan with mom, LaDonna […]

  December 5, 2019 – Decorah & Cresco – ‘Tis the season to wish one another joy, love, and peace. Please join us for a Christmas Open House at either of our locations in Decorah or Cresco. Enjoy coffee, hot cider, treats and the company of friends. Our employee-owners are eager to reconnect and spread […]

  Written By: Joe Grimstad, Vice Chairman November 27, 2019 – Over 10 years ago, Decorah & Cresco Bank identified an important core value; to be kind to mother earth. Efforts were made to focus on both energy efficiency and clean/renewable production. The Bank set a goal of becoming carbon neutral and achieved that goal […]

November 26, 2019 – Decorah & Cresco – Cora, virtual assistant and newest member of our team, is ready to answer your questions. Cora is located on the lower right corner of the Decorah Bank website. Available 24/7, Cora uses a technology called Natural Language Understanding and Natural Language Processing to take your questions any […]

November 22, 2019 – Decorah – It’s wonderful to live in a community that is so caring and giving. We reached our community fundraising goal of $2,500! Decorah Bank will match the $2,500 gifted by community members and The Lynch Family Foundation will match $2,500 in pork products. Thank you to everyone that contributed to […]

  October 28, 2019 – Decorah – This is an example of community generosity at its best. This is the second time Decorah Bank & Trust, in partnership with the Lynch Family Foundation, will help stock the Winneshiek County Food Pantries. The Bank will match the community’s donations up to $2,500, and the Lynch Family […]

October 23, 2019 – Decorah & Cresco – Take a minute to think about all the ways you are connected to the world. Do you have a smartphone? Some kind of tablet? What about a smart TV? Perhaps you own a gaming system with online capabilities. The average U.S. household actually has 5.7 connected devices, […]

October 15, 2019 – Decorah & Cresco – You love quick access to your online subscriptions. You don’t love being slowed down with each purchase. Who has the time? Card Swap is now available within in our digital banking platform. It is a tool you can use to update or replace your debit card as […]