On Friday, April 12, our Main Branch located at 1601 22nd Street will close at 10:00 a.m. for the move to our new headquarters.

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On Friday, April 12, our Main Branch located at 1601 22nd Street will close at 10:00 a.m. for the move to our new headquarters.

On Friday, April 12, our Main Branch located at 1601 22nd Street will close at 10:00 a.m. for the move to our new headquarters.

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West Bank Opens New Office in Mankato

Mankato Heritage Wall

On November 20, 2023, West Bank opened a new, state-of-the-art building located at 1911 Premier Drive in Mankato, Minnesota. The building is 15,000 square feet and includes a lounge, rooftop entertaining space, golf simulator and a walk-in lobby. The new location also features a 24-hour drive-up ATM and a drive-up Interactive Teller Machine. The West […]

How to Login on West Bank’s Revamped Website

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1. West Bank is excited to launch our revamped website! Along with a refreshed look, you can now login to your Online Banking right from the homepage. Click the yellow Login button in the upper right-hand corner of the website (located in the same spot as the old website).   2. You can now enter […]

The Gift of Holiday Budgeting

Holiday Budgeting

When it comes to the holidays, it can be easy to ignore the planning and budgeting aspect of the giving season. By creating and maintaining a holiday spending budget, shortening your store-bought gift list and using smart shopping tips and tricks, you can make it through the season in the green. Create a holiday budget […]

Spooky Scams and the Ghouls that Run Them

Cybersecurity Awareness Month

This October is the 20th annual Cybersecurity Awareness Month. As cyberattacks become more common, the first step in keeping yourself safe is remaining vigilant and staying up-to-date on current cybersecurity trends. Being informed on how scammers have been accessing information and infiltrating networks gives you the edge in identifying them. Here are a few scams […]

Kay Trager Honored by Iowa Bankers Association for 50 Years of Service

On September 18, the Iowa Bankers Association honored Kay Trager as a 50-year banker. Kay is a highly experienced banking professional with an impressive 51-year career at West Bank. She joined the company in 1972 as a teller shortly after graduating from Grandview College. In 1972, when West Bank was adding additional staff in anticipation […]

CEO Dave Nelson Awarded the James A. Leach Leadership Award

The Iowa Bankers Association presented West Bank Chairman and CEO Dave Nelson with the James A. Leach Leadership Award on September 19, 2023 during the Iowa Bankers Association (IBA) Annual Convention at Veterans Memorial Auditorium. The IBA created the Leach Award in 2000 in honor of James A. Leach, a previous chairman of the U.S. […]

AI in Cybercrime

Artificial intelligence (AI) has become a growing topic of conversation. Because of its potential for efficiency in automating processes and informing decisions with a vast array of data, a wide range of industries have started to incorporate AI into their business models. Whenever a new technology is introduced, though, there is the potential for cybercriminals […]

Experience Our Refreshed Website

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We’re excited to unveil the newly improved westbankstrong.com! The website was designed with your needs in mind. You will find: Simple navigation, so you can find what you need faster. Discover our community involvement. Apply for job openings by uploading your resume directly. Easily reach our commercial bankers with your questions. With our website redesign, […]

The Basics of Elderly Financial Exploitation

Elderly Financial Exploitation

What is Elderly Financial Exploitation? According to the American Bankers Association, people over the age of 50 control over 70% of the nation’s wealth. Unfortunately, in recent years, scammers have targeted the older population—specifically those aged 60 and above—through various types of fraudulent tactics, also known as elderly financial exploitation. These criminals use tactics such […]

Cybersecurity Practices to Protect Your Small Business

In an increasingly digital world, small businesses have more resources than ever before to reach new and larger markets. However, as digital capabilities continue to grow, it is crucial to create and improve cybersecurity practices to protect your business from cyber threats. Cyberattacks are not limited to large corporations and governments—small businesses can be just […]

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