North Dakota

Coronavirus surge in Upper Midwest has bankers on edge


The region now leads the nation in virus cases, and with winter lurking the fear is that the outbreak will only get worse.


Dakotas credit union trade group tweaks branding


The new name is the third time the association has modified its name since leagues for the two states merged in 2007.


Leader of North Dakota bank abruptly resigns


BNCCORP named an interim CEO as it looks for a permanent successor for Timothy Franz.


North Dakota bank taps insider as its next leader


Gate City Bank announced that Kevin Hanson, who has been at the bank for 36 years, will succeed Steve Swiontek as CEO next month.


American Bancor adds scale in Montana with latest bank deal


The North Dakota company agreed to buy the $90 million-asset Prairie Mountain Bank.


State Bankshares in N.D. to sell employee-benefits business


The parent of Bell Bank said that the pending sale of Discovery Benefits is not a prelude to selling its bank.


Two new Republicans added to Senate Banking Committee


Sens. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., and Martha McSally, R-Ariz., will fill the two GOP vacancies in the new Congress.


North Dakota seeks waiver from appraisal requirements


The state became the first in the country to ask federal regulators for a temporary waiver, citing a shortage of available appraisers.