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Hybrid ATMs allow Heritage to stretch traditional ‘banker’s hours’

Hybrid ATMs allow Heritage to stretch traditional ‘banker’s hours’

With the help of technology, our new Hybrid ATM helps us provide additional banking conveniences to the communities we serve. 

Heritage Bank has listened to the requests of our customers and, with advances in technology, the employee-owners are proud to announce our extended customer service hours at the new Hybrid ATM.

Employee-owners of Heritage Bank, community members and business people were among the guests in attendance at our ATM Grand Opening events in Willmar, Pennock, Spicer, Alta, Holstein and Sioux City.  “We are continually looking to improve …

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Coming on strong in Sioux Falls

Coming on strong in Sioux Falls

NEW COMMERCIAL TEAM COMES ON STRONG IN SIOUX FALLS

Heritage Bank is committed to growth in Sioux Falls by first creating a solid foundation.

Heritage Bank N.A. announces the hiring of Jared VanBockern, a champion of new business development with strong business connections in Sioux Falls. Mr. VanBockern joins our team as a Business Relationship Manager.

VanBockern will focus on building relationships with businesses in Sioux Falls. “Jared’s financial experience is partnered with a solid background in business development,” Market President Dave Brown said. “He knows what it …

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Community Foundation honors Heritage Bank

Heritage Bank is honored to be selected by the Willmar Area Community Foundation as the recipient of the Community Builder Award for 2016.

On behalf of all of our employee owners, we want to thank the Willmar Area Community Foundation for selecting Heritage Bank as the recipient of its Community Builder Award.  

Receiving this award is such a great honor as it recognizes Heritage Bank’s commitment to our communities.  

Our goal is to find ways to make our communities even better because a strong, vibrant community is going …

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New deal will revitalize downtown Raymond

New deal will revitalize downtown Raymond

Revitalizing an underutilized downtown building should bring new energy to downtown Raymond

Heritage Bank has partnered with developer Okay! Home Solutions of Raymond to bring new life to the corner of Cofield Street and Spicer Avenue in Raymond.  Heritage Bank has sold the building to developer Steve Bristle, but will remain as a tenant in the corner location with the existing east facing door.

Since 1912, the residents of Raymond have supported their local bank. “The Heritage Bank building is the cornerstone of downtown Raymond,” …

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Henle graduates from advanced bank management program

Henle graduates from advanced bank management program

We proudly congratulate Dave Henle on his graduation from the Graduate School of Banking

Dave Henle was awarded a diploma on August 12, 2016, at commencement exercises during the 72nd annual session of the prestigious Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

The School, sponsored by state bankers associations from across the central United States, as well as the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was established in 1945 to provide bankers with an opportunity for advanced study and research in banking, economics, and leadership. Instruction at the Graduate …

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Whipple promoted to mortgage lender

Whipple promoted to mortgage lender

Jen Whipple transitions from commercial department to Midwest Home Team

Heritage Bank promoted Jen Whipple to Assistant Vice President/Mortgage Loan Originator in our residential real estate department.

Whipple has been with Heritage Bank since 2009, most recently as the supervisor of Business Associates in the commercial department.  “Jen’s energy and passion for the Sioux City area are evident with each client interaction,” President Dave Brown said. “We are fortunate to have her join the Midwest Home Team!”

Jen Whipple is responsible for residential real estate lending for the bank …

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Steinwand adds leadership, experience to Business team

Steinwand adds leadership, experience to Business team

We are proud to announce the hiring of Dean Steinwand, a long-time banking professional from North Dakota. Mr. Steinwand joins our team as a Business Relationship Manager.  Local businesses and Heritage Bank will benefit by this new addition to our already strong commercial banking team.

Steinwand will focus on building relationships with businesses in central Minnesota. “Dean has more than two decades of financial experience,” Minnesota Market President Ross Magnuson said. “His broad knowledge base and leadership skills make him a valuable resource for the bank as …

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Did you know the U.S. has over 2 million farms?

Did you know the U.S. has over 2 million farms?

CELEBRATING NATIONAL AG WEEK

“National Ag Week” is being celebrated March 13-19, 2016, all across the United States, as well as in Minnesota, with Tuesday, March 15, being designated as “National Ag Day”. As we celebrate “National Ag Week”, it is a good time to reflect on all the traditions and advancements that help make the U.S. and Minnesota agriculture industry truly remarkable.

Following are some interesting statistics about today’s agriculture industry:

The 2012 Census of Agriculture listed a total of 2.1 million farms in the U.S. Overall, U.S. …

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I CAN master the 16th hole

We celebrate March as Food Shelf month at Heritage Bank and this year, the Willmar Area Foodshelf created the I CAN Challenge as a way to challenge friends and colleagues to post videos and make donations to the food shelf.

Representing Heritage Bank in the I CAN Challenge is Ross Magnuson, Bob Mathiasen, Dan Anderson and Dean Steinwand.

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Declare War on Credit Card Debt

Declare War on Credit Card Debt

Accumulating credit card debt is a serious problem that we need to tackle! For the convenience and points we can earn, sure, credit cards are a great way to pay, as long as we pay the full balance every month!

The challenge is that it can be all too easy to overspend!

For many of us, we deposit our paychecks, pay our bills, run out of cash and then charge the next tank of gas on a credit card. Unless we pay that credit card balance …

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