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Community Banking at Our Core

But we're so much more!

We’re proud of our local heritage serving hometowns in Iowa, Minnesota, and South Dakota. Our founders started out in the 1880’s by helping neighbors and friends with simple banking and borrowing needs.

As our customers’ needs grow so does our business. Today, we also offer insurance protection, investments, mortgages, trust and estate planning not to mention equipment financing through OnePlace Capital.

While generations change and communities evolve, Bank Midwest’s driving principles remain the same:

One Place. One Team. Devoted to the security and prosperity of our customers

INVESTING $722 MILLION Community investment in loans
VOLUNTEERING 9,602 Employee hours volunteered
DONATING $180,000 Contributed to local organizations
IMPACTING $13,600,000 Community investment in loans

News & Education

Tips For Making Long Distance Relocation Easier

While it’s always best to kick the tires on something you want to buy and use every day, it’s not always possible when distance gets in the way. And although searching for just the right home even in your own backyard is not without its challenges, when you add hundreds or even thousands of miles […]

Now’s the Time to Organize Your Finances

If you’re one of the millions of Americans who recently experienced a major life event, it’s time to get your finances in order.

Is Buying a Home With a 20% Down Payment Standard?

  A 20% down payment is anything but standard. Making a smaller down payment does involve some form of mortgage insurance (MI). This is a fee paid to limit the lender’s risk when there is a lower down payment.   Conventional loans are available with as little as 3% down. The cost of the mortgage […]