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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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Cheers to the future of agriculture!

February 20-27, 2016 is National FFA Week.

Heritage Bank is a proud supporter of ag education, the future farmers and the advisers who give of their time to guide and teach!

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Our Midwest Home Team answers your questions about mortgage loans

Our Midwest Home Team answers your questions about mortgage loans

The employee-owners at Heritage Bank are just as invested in your community as you are! We take pride in being the bank of choice in the communities we serve.  Whether you are looking to buy a new home, or you want to refinance your existing mortgage for equity or rate reasons, let the Midwest Home Team professionals at Heritage Bank handle your home mortgage needs!

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

The Midwest Home Team at Heritage Bank has offered some basic answers to your questions about the mortgage process.  To get …

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North Dakota blogger finds common ground with corn & soybean growers

North Dakota blogger finds common ground with corn & soybean growers

Katie Pinke is a fifth generation North Dakotan and her passion has the same foundation as those who attended the annual Kandiyohi Corn & Soybean Growers Association meeting on Monday, Jan. 11.  Heritage Bank and Pioneer Heritage Insurance teamed up with the association and welcomed Katie Pinke as the keynote speaker.  Katie’s blog site, http://thepinkepost.com, is a compilation and reflection on her life on the prairie as a mom, wife and advocate for family, food and farming.

Nearly 175 corn and soybean growers from Kandiyohi County …

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