One of our most enjoyable blog series is the Many Hats series, where we learn more about our employees! We get to know what they do outside of the workplace, how they are involved in their communities, what brings them joy, and other interesting information they share with us! This one is no exception. Read […]
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Labor Day weekend marks the end of summer as well as back to school time for children across Montana. Our Sidney bank has stepped up to support elementary students begin the school year with a good start. We have just wrapped up the second successful year of donating over 600 new backpacks to Sidney elementary […]
Homeowner claims in Montana are just as diverse as its terrain. Not withstanding the Father’s Day Tornado in 2010, Billings experienced a series of catastrophic hail storms in 2016 and 2017 (not to mention the August 11, 2019 severe storm), while Missoula experienced a 5.8 magnitude earthquake in 2017 and most recently a 4.1 in […]
We can’t have a “Many Hats” blog without bringing a cowboy hat into the mix, and Doug Kallenberger, Vice President, Ag Loan Officer in Havre, is just the guy to wear it! His ranching background, love for the sport of rodeo and the success he has had makes for a true Montana story! Doug, who […]
In our last blog, we wrote about some of the technical and legal aspects of creating a will. Now let’s address the more personal side: your life, family, and stuff, and who will take care of it. You’ll need to ask yourself (and your spouse—if you’re married, this is a good joint exercise) some questions, […]
Summer is in full swing. If you’ve driven the interstate, it’s most likely been full of RVs, trailers and pick-ups, packed in anticipation of camping adventures. Camping is one of those activities that people either love or hate. Sleeping under the stars isn’t for everyone. But for me, it’s heaven. Cool air, dark nights, warm […]
It’s a cycle as predictable as time itself; mortgage rates take a dip and the advertisements touting lower monthly payments for your home loan fill your mailbox/inbox. We find ourselves in the thick of that phenomenon right now as the interest rates for residential mortgage loans are at lows not seen since 2017. And sure, refinancing […]
By Janine Merrill, Marketing Officer I’m not going to lie, our “Many Hats” blog series has been fun to write! Learning about the many varied talents and passions that our employees have outside of the banking realm is eye opening. And this one is no exception. The only thing is, perhaps it should be changed […]
Eastern Montana History As I was growing up outside of Sidney, Montana, something triggered my interest in my family history. Maybe it was the pictures on the wall at my grandparent’s house. Maybe it was the stories my relatives would tell of people they knew and grew up with or things that they accomplished as […]