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December 20, 2018 – Decorah – Congratulations to the winners of the Christmas coloring contest! Winners of the coloring contest are as follows; back row (l-r): McCoy Bonnet, Chloe Albert, Bristol Parker, and Kaci Wangsness. Front row (l-r): Sawyer Gilbertson, Ada Lyon, Harper Scott, Kyra O’Hara, and Lucy Harman. Not pictured: Bonham Atkins. Thanks to […]

December 18, 2018 – Decorah & Cresco – This round of our latest Debit Card Shop Local promotion has come to an end. Thank you to all of you using your debit card and shopping and dining locally! Congratulations to our twenty shop local winners who have each received $250 in cash for using their […]

December 18, 2018 – Decorah & Cresco – Did someone say cookies?! We admit it. Baked cookies and hot cinnamon apple cider are two of our favorite things to share on special occasions. Our employee-owners at our Decorah and Cresco locations are serving up these goodies during our week-long open house celebration during business hours […]

November 26, 2018 – Decorah – Following tradition, Decorah Bank’s Christmas Coloring Contest is now underway. Parents, click on the pdf link below to download and print a coloring form or stop by either of our locations and pick up a coloring registration for your kids. Return by 4:00 pm on Monday, December 17th. Ages 10 […]

Stocking Winneshiek County food pantries November 20, 2018 – Decorah – This is an example of community generosity at its best. On October 1, Decorah Bank & Trust, in partnership with Lynch Family Foundation, announced a pledge challenge to help stock the Winneshiek County Food Pantries. The Bank would match the community’s donations up to […]

Decorah & Cresco – November 1, 2018 – For its second year, family and employee-owned Decorah Bank & Trust Company is named among the topmost extraordinary banks in the United States by The Institute for Extraordinary Banking™. Decorah Bank & Trust and its affiliate, Cresco Bank & Trust Co., was recently recognized with the Institute’s […]

Promoting local shopping and dining. October 25, 2018 – Decorah & Cresco – Twenty people will win $250 in cash! Here’s your opportunity to join us in supporting our local retail community. You’ll automatically be entered to win $250 every time you use your debit card in Howard and Winneshiek Counties from November 12 – December […]

October 17, 2018 – Cresco – Brendon Kacher successfully completed the 2018 Iowa Bankers Association’s Commercial Lending School recently held in Ankeny, Iowa. The school is an intense one-week program to further prepare commercial bankers who want to broaden their banking knowledge to serve customers and community effectively. This is accomplished by developing a better understanding […]

October 15, 2018 – Decorah & Cresco – We’re upgrading your online and mobile banking accommodations with the most comprehensive and adaptable smart banking platform of its kind. Get ready for plush luxury! Here are just a few of the services being planned for you: Enhanced Money Movement, including simple Person-to-Person and Account-to-Account transfers Easily […]

How to suit up and protect yourself Written by Ben Wells, eBanking Specialist October 9, 2018 – Decorah & Cresco – Cybersecurity is a topic that is constantly evolving and will never truly go away. In fact, if you want to be cyber-secure in 2018, my best recommendation is to throw all your electronics out […]