Spring 2019 Flood Fundraising

Bank Midwest Collecting Donations on Behalf of The American Red Cross Benefiting the Spring 2019 Flood Victims

Bank Midwest has announced that each branch, as well as the website https://www.redcross.org/donate/cm/bankmidwest-pub.html/ , will serve as a repository for cash donations to benefit victims of the Spring 2019 Flood.   “As a community bank, we’re dedicated to helping communities near and far,” states Bank Midwest President, Mary Kay Bates. “This situation is testing the…
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Bank Midwest Community Fund Awards $10,000 Grant to Support Wanda Gag House Restoration in New Ulm

Bank Midwest is proud to support the Wanda Gag House Association’s initiative to restore the exterior of the Wanda Gag historic home to its historical period condition for future generations. The Wanda Gag House Association was established in 1988, with the mission to educate and inspire by preserving the Gag Family home and celebrating the…
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Matt Nelson Graduates From The Graduate School Of Banking.

Matt Nelson Graduates from Graduate School of Banking at Colorado

Matt Nelson, V.P. Senior Commercial Lender of Bank Midwest, recently graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC), a 25-month banking school which provides management and leadership training for community-banking professionals. Nelson was among 164 graduates of the 68th Annual School Session, hosted July 15-27 on the campus of the University of Colorado…
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Adventure Playground

Bank Midwest Community Fund Awards $20,000 Grant to Adventure Playground Task Force in Fairmont, MN

Bank Midwest is proud to support the Adventure Playground Task Force’s mission to create a playground where children and adults of all physical and cognitive abilities can engage in play and exploration. The Task Force was created in 2017 by a group of local parents, educators, social service providers, and other professionals dedicated to enhancing…
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Mobile App Shortcuts

Mobile App Login Shortcuts

Quickly access your account information by enabling one of these options in the mobile app under the Settings menu. Mobile App Settings 1. Touch ID or Auto Login   Touch ID, a fingerprint identity sensor, can easily unlock your iPhone or iPad to allow quick access to your accounts in “View Only” mode. [Learn more…
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Bank Midwest Response to Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities

As you may know from recent media coverage, cybersecurity experts recently announced two major security vulnerabilities, known as Spectre and Meltdown.  Although the flaws haven’t yet been exploited, the potential to allow an attacker to gain access to sensitive information (passwords, customer private information) from hardware microprocessors is great.  These weaknesses affect most all technology…
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Mike Laue

Bank Midwest Welcomes Michael Laue as VP Senior Ag Commercial Lender for Martin Co. MN

Bank Midwest is pleased to announce that Michael Laue has joined the Bank Midwest family as a Senior Ag Commercial Lender serving the Fairmont and Sherburn locations. Mike brings with him more than 10 years of Ag and Commercial lending experience. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Finance from Morningside College in…
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2017 Top Workplace

Bank Midwest Named Winner of Iowa and Minnesota 2017 Top Workplaces Awards

Bank Midwest has been named one of the Top Workplaces in the states of Iowa and Minnesota by The Des Moines Register and the Star Tribune. Top Workplaces recognizes the most progressive companies based on employee opinions measuring engagement, organizational health and satisfaction. The analysis included responses from employees at public, private and nonprofit organizations,…
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Debit Card Mobile Payment

Bank Midwest Debit Cards Now Available in Samsung Pay and Android Pay

In addition to Apple Pay, Bank Midwest customers can now add debit cards to Samsung Pay and Android Pay apps on mobile devices as a convenient digital payment method. These mobile payment systems (or mobile wallets) allow cardholders to pay in stores without swiping debit or credit cards and within apps without entering payment and contact…
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Nicole Simpson, Bank Midwest Vp Retail Banking

Nicole Simpson Graduates from Graduate School of Banking at Colorado

Nicole Simpson, V.P. Retail Banking of Bank Midwest, recently graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC), a 25-month banking school which provides management and leadership training for community-banking professionals. Simpson was among 176 graduates of the 67th Annual School Session, hosted July 16-28 on the campus of the University of Colorado in…
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Bank Midwest Donation To Lakes Regional Healthcare Foundation

Bank Midwest Community Fund Awards a $10,000 Grant to the Lakes Regional Healthcare Foundation’s 3D Mammography Project

Bank Midwest is proud to support the Lakes Regional Healthcare Foundation by donating funds to help bring vital state-of-the-art screening equipment to residents of the Iowa Great Lakes. The donation to the Lakes Regional Healthcare 3D Mammography Project will help replace the existing and outdated 2D digital mammography unit at Lakes Regional Healthcare.  The project’s…
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Bank Midwest Community Fund Donation To Wall Lake American Legion

Bank Midwest Awards $10,000 Grant to Wall Lake American Legion Post 262 for Veterans Memorial

Bank Midwest is proud to support the Wall Lake American Legion Post 262’s endeavor to build a Veterans Memorial to honor the more than 350 veterans buried in the Wall Lake Cemetery. The American Legion was formed in France in 1919, following World War I. The Wall Lake Legion Post 262 was chartered in 1919…
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Bank Midwest Grant To State Street Theater

Bank Midwest Community Fund Awards a $25,000 Grant to State Street Theater Company in New Ulm, Minnesota

Bank Midwest is proud to support the State Street Theater Company’s endeavor to refurbish the building to keep the theater safe and operable for years to come. The Company’s mission is to bring joy and the craft of Theater to the New Ulm area through productions, educational workshops, and providing a performing arts venue for…
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Ben Wellington

Ben Wellington Joins Bank Midwest’s Wall Lake, Iowa Location as Ag/Commercial Loan Officer

Bank Midwest is proud to announce that Ben Wellington has joined the Bank Midwest family as an Ag/Commercial Loan Officer effective April 10, 2017. Wellington brings to Bank Midwest valuable customer service and sales experience, as well as extensive financial services insight. That experience comes from his time working as a Human Resources and Sales…
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Derek Shaver

Congratulations Derek Shaver

Bank Midwest is proud to announce that Derek Shaver has obtained his AIF® (Accredited Investment Fiduciary) designation. Advisors who have earned the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® designation show that they are interested in and working towards the best interest of their clients.  They have gone through training, met the qualifications, and passed the exam allowing use…
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Mark Dykema

Bank Midwest Welcomes Chief Human Resources Officer to its Spirit Lake, IA Location

Bank Midwest is proud to announce that Mark Dykema has joined the Bank Midwest family as its Chief Human Resources Officer effective January 23, 2017. With 27 years of Human Resources Business Partner experience, the last 20 years of his career have been spent with AGCO in Jackson, Minnesota. In the fall of 2012, Dykema…
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