Government Officially Signs House Bill 1050 into Law

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Championed by Representative Bartels, House Bill 1050 passed unanimously and was “unofficially” signed into law on March 7, 2019. This bill makes it a felony to possess skimming and re-encoding devices in the state of South Dakota. It was made official on Tuesday, March 19, 2019.   House Bill 1050 revised the law in two […]

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FIRST PREMIER BANK INVESTS IN THE FUTURE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 14, 2019 Contact: Brenda Bethke First PREMIER Bank Phone: (605) 357-3001 Email: Brenda.Bethke@firstpremier.com FIRST PREMIER BANK INVESTS IN THE FUTURE New Main Office and Corporate Headquarters Will Provide Gateway to Downtown Sioux Falls SIOUX FALLS — First PREMIER Bank has a long tradition of investing in its customers, employees and the […]

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Growing Bank Adds to Board of Directors

Sioux Falls, SD, January 25, 2019 – CorTrust Bank is pleased to announce the selection of three new members to the Board of Directors.  Members joining the Board include J. Kou Vang of West Lakeland MN, McKinzie Hopkins of Saint Louis Park, MN and Troy Olson of Artesian, SD. Mr. Vang is the President and […]

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Travelers Selected by Independent Community Bankers of South Dakota as Preferred Vendor

HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 29, 2019 – The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) today announced that it has become a Preferred Vendor to the Independent Community Bankers of South Dakota (ICBSD). This partnership gives members and eligible nonmembers of ICBSD access to the full suite of Travelers insurance products, which includes a broad set of property, […]

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ICBSD Signs on with ICBA to Appeal ABA vs. NCUA

(January 11, 2019) Watertown, SD – ICBSD, along with ICBA, will be filing a Notification of Intent to Participate as Amicus Curiae supporting ABA’s appeal of the ABA v. NCUA case. ICBA and the 25 CCBA associations signed onto an amicus brief when this case was being tried in the US District Court. While the […]

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ICBA Thanks Senators for Seeking Meaningful Call Report Relief

Washington, D.C. (Dec. 20, 2018)—The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA)® today thanked a bipartisan group of 19 senators for calling on banking regulators to revisit their proposed rule implementing call report relief for community banks. In a letter led by Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), the lawmakers said the proposal would have little impact on […]

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Elsie Meeks Declared Re-elected to FHLB Des Moines Board

(Des Moines, Iowa) – Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (FHLB Des Moines) is pleased to announce that Elsie Meeks was recently re-elected as an independent director to the Bank’s board. Ms. Meeks has served on the board since 2015. She will begin serving his second term on the board starting January 1, 2019. Elsie […]

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SBS CyberSecurity Announces Key Personnel Changes

Departure, Promotions, and a Growing Executive Team SBS CyberSecurity (SBS), a premier cybersecurity consulting and audit firm serving clients nationally and internationally, is announcing several personnel changes. SBS has expanded its Board of Directors and elected new officers. The board voted unanimously to elect and promote the following members: Aaron Gamewell, President, CEO, and Managing […]

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ICBSD Supports the Nomination of Michelle Bowman, Federal Reserve Board of Governors

November 13, 2018 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader United States Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Charles E. Schumer  Minority Leader United States Senate    Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Majority Leader McConnell and Minority Leader Schumer: The undersigned state banking associations representing our nation’s nearly 5,700 community banks respectfully urge you to vote to […]

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McKinzie Hopkins Joins CorTrust Bank Growing Twin Cities Market

McKinzie Hopkins Joins CorTrust Bank Growing Twin Cities Market Sioux Falls, SD, October 31, 2018 – CorTrust Bank is pleased to announce McKinzie Hopkins has joined CorTrust Bank as a Vice President in the Minneapolis, MN market. Ms. Hopkins, the fourth generation Hopkins to work for the family owned community bank, brings a wealth of experience […]

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