MidWestOne in Iowa hires outsider as next president


Len Devaisher once served as a regional executive for Old National Bancorp.


Settlement in Iowa resolves dispute over bank-credit union branch deal


First American Bank agreed to cover costs incurred by the Iowa Division in Banking, while the regulator made it clear that the accord would not set a precedent for future credit union-bank deals.


Iowa credit union to enter Illinois through bank acquisition


Collins Community Credit Union has agreed to buy First Savanna Savings Bank.


Meta Financial to sell branches in Iowa, South Dakota to Central Bank


The company also disposed of a large agricultural loan that was nonperforming.


House passes offshoring bill inspired by Wells Fargo layoffs


The legislation, sponsored by Rep. Cindy Axne of Iowa, aims to hold public companies accountable for moving jobs overseas. It won unanimous support from House Democrats but attracted only two votes from Republicans.


Bank Iowa agrees to buy First State Bank of Colfax


Bank Iowa will gain a branch in a neighboring market when it completes the acquisition.


Heartland Financial buying bank in Illinois


The Iowa company will pay QCR Holdings about $59 million for Rockland Bank and Trust.


Iowa bank announces second asset sale to a credit union


First American Bank agreed to sell its Iowa branches to GreenState just weeks after arranging the transfer of its Florida locations to another credit union.


Banks, credit unions find common ground in electronic notary push


New legislation in Iowa that allows banks and credit unions to use electronic notaries could help local lenders compete with online competitors.


Emily Girsch, Lincoln Savings Bank | Most Powerful Women: Next


Innovation is part of Emily Girsch's daily routine. That's why the chief financial officer at Lincoln Savings Bank in Cedar Falls, Iowa, spends a lot of time thinking about the need to modernize bank regulations for the digital age.