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Bell Updates Aug 22, 2016

Name Change Official

It’s official. We've shortened our name to Bell Bank. Read about what Michael Solberg, our president and CEO, says about the change.

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Bell Updates Aug 9, 2016

Nett Hired

Carrie Nett has been hired as vice president/facilities manager at Bell Bank.

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Bell Updates Aug 8, 2016

Paul Fleming Featured in National Publication

Over the last five or six years, Paul Fleming said he would meet people who were featured on the cover of Pacific View magazine, but he only dreamed he would someday be one of them.

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Bell Updates Aug 4, 2016

Economic Outlook August 2016

In this month's Economic Outlook, Chief Investment Officer Greg Sweeney gives perspectives on Federal Reserve policies, expectations for interest rates and inflation, and what's going on in national and global markets.

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Bell Updates Aug 3, 2016

Financial Management Crucial During ‘Economic Reset,’ Ag Expert Says

When it comes to weathering the economic reset of low commodity prices and negative margins, a national ag economics expert told local audiences that financial management is crucial.

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Bell Updates Jul 22, 2016

Volunteers Make TEDxFargo Happen

People shared ideas, inspired each other and made connections at TEDxFargo, Thursday – something that wouldn’t have happened without the dedication of 175 volunteers. And Bell Bank was on the forefront of that effort.

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Bell Updates Jul 20, 2016

Jon Aase Hired

Jon Aase has been hired as SVP/commercial lender at Bell Bank.

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Bell Updates Jul 13, 2016

Bell Receives 5 Stars from ‘Nation’s Bank Rating Service’

We’re proud that Bell has been rated a five-star bank by BauerFinancial, Inc., an independent bank research firm.

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Bell Updates Jul 8, 2016

Economic Outlook July 2016

In this month's Economic Outlook, Chief Investment Officer Greg Sweeney gives perspectives on Federal Reserve policies, expectations for interest rates and inflation, and what's going on in national and global markets.

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Bell Updates Jul 7, 2016

Bohnenstingl Promoted

Patty Bohnenstingl has been promoted to vice president/banker support manager at Bell Bank, located at 3100 13th Avenue South in Fargo.

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Bell Updates Jul 7, 2016

National Ag Finance Expert Offers Insight on Navigating Economic White Waters

National Ag Finance Expert Offers Insight on Navigating Economic White Waters

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Bell Updates Jul 1, 2016

Uncertainty Following Brexit

Don't Be Alarmed by Financial Uncertainty Following Brexit

Stocks around the world fell as markets opened on the heels of the United Kingdom voting to leave the European Union. Why? Good question.

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Bell Updates Jun 30, 2016

Tennyson Promoted

Shawn Tennyson has been promoted to senior vice president of marketing at Bell State Bank & Trust, located at 3100 13th Avenue South in Fargo.

Shawn Tennyson has been promoted to senior vice president of marketing at Bell State Bank & Trust, located at 3100 13th Avenue South in Fargo.

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Bell Updates Jun 28, 2016

Christensen Hired

Jill Christensen has been hired as Personal Banking Officer and Assistant Manager at Bell State Bank & Trust.

Jill Christensen has been hired as Personal Banking Officer and Assistant Manager at Bell State Bank & Trust.

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Bell Updates Jun 28, 2016

Schumann hired

Leah Schumann has been hired as VP/Loan Documentation at Bell State Bank & Trust.

Leah Schumann has been hired as VP/Loan Documentation at Bell State Bank & Trust.

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Bell Updates Jun 20, 2016

Heick Promoted

Heick Promoted at Bell State Bank & Trust

Heather Heick has been promoted to VP/branch manager at Bell State Bank & Trust, located at 5050 13th Avenue Southwest in Fargo.

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Bell Updates Jun 14, 2016

Economic Outlook June 2016

In this month's Economic Outlook, Chief Investment Officer Greg Sweeney gives perspectives on Federal Reserve policies, expectations for interest rates and inflation, and what's going on in national and global markets.

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Bell Updates Jun 8, 2016

Supporting Start-ups

Bell Executive Leads Discussion about Supporting Start-ups

Patrick Chaffee, executive vice president/wealth management managing director, recently led a discussion about ways leaders in the finance industry can and should mentor start-ups.

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Bell Updates May 25, 2016

Bell Family Loses Dear Friend in Matt Klein

Matt started working at Bell as retail credit review manager in 1999, then became commercial real estate loan officer two years later.

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Bell Updates May 23, 2016

2016 Memorial Day Hours

Bell State Bank & Trust will be closed on Memorial day, Monday, May 30.

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Bell Updates May 20, 2016

Mastera Graduates From Leadership Program

Sarah Mastera, a mortgage loan officer in Fargo, was chosen to participate and recently graduated from the Leadership Fargo Moorhead West Fargo program.

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Bell Updates May 11, 2016

Faith in the Workplace

Bell Leaders Discuss Faith in the Workplace

On April 8, three Bell executives joined several other Fargo-Moorhead business leaders at a half-day symposium to discuss faith in the workplace.

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Bell Updates May 6, 2016

50 Years of Bell

Bell Celebrates 50 Years of Growth and Customer Happiness

We started small. It was 1966 in Fargo, N.D. The shopping center on the north end of Broadway was already home to a grocery store, a five-and-dime, a gas station and a barber shop. Things didn’t cost nearly as much, although salaries were less back then.

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Bell Updates May 5, 2016

Bunbury Hired

Denise Bunbury has been hired as VP/correspondent banking business development officer at Bell State Bank & Trust.

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Bell Updates May 5, 2016

Gutierrez Hired

Humberto Gutierrez has been hired as SVP/business banking officer at Bell State Bank & Trust.

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Bell Updates May 5, 2016

Bell State Bank & Trust Adds New Employees in the Twin Cities Market

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Bell Updates May 5, 2016

Economic Outlook May 2016

In this month's Economic Outlook, Chief Investment Officer Greg Sweeney gives perspectives on Federal Reserve policies, expectations for interest rates and inflation, and what's going on in national and global markets.

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Bell Updates Mar 18, 2016

ATM Locator App

New MoneyPass ATM locator app.

Download the new MoneyPass ATM locator app to find the nearest MoneyPass network ATM.

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Bell Updates Mar 15, 2016

Economic Outlook March 2016

In this month's Economic Outlook, Chief Investment Officer Greg Sweeney gives perspectives on Federal Reserve policies, expectations for interest rates and inflation, and what's going on in national and global markets.

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Bell Updates Mar 7, 2016

Phoenix branch moves and expands its office

Bell Mortgage is moving and expanding its mortgage offices to a larger office space on the second floor of its current location at 4435 East Chandler Boulevard Suite 201 in Phoenix.

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Bell Updates Feb 22, 2016

Lewis Promoted

Lewis Promoted at Bell State Bank & Trust

Derrick Lewis has been promoted to assistant branch manager at Bell State Bank & Trust, located at 3100 13th Avenue South in Fargo.

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Bell Updates Feb 22, 2016

Messerschmidt Promoted

Messerschmidt Promoted at Bell State Bank & Trust

Brenda Messerschmidt has been promoted to VP/branch manager at Bell State Bank & Trust at 1333 South 8th Street in Moorhead.

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Bell Updates Feb 22, 2016

Tollefson Promoted

Tollefson Promoted at Bell State Bank & Trust

Katrina Tollefson has been promoted to VP/branch manager at Bell State Bank & Trust, located at 5680 23rd Avenue South in Fargo.

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Bell Updates Feb 8, 2016

Economic Outlook February 2016

In this month's Economic Outlook, Chief Investment Officer Greg Sweeney gives perspectives on Federal Reserve policies, expectations for interest rates and inflation, and what's going on in national and global markets.

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Bell Updates Feb 5, 2016

Aarsvold Promoted

Jon Aarsvold has been promoted to EVP/corporate finance risk manager at Bell State Bank & Trust, located at 3100 13th Avenue South in Fargo.

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Bell Updates Feb 5, 2016

Brantner Promoted

Brantner Promoted at Bell State Bank & Trust

Laine Brantner has been promoted to EVP/director of operations at Bell State Bank & Trust, located at 3100 13th Avenue South in Fargo.

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Bell Updates Feb 4, 2016

A chance with every purchase

Winning is as easy as using your Bell State Bank & Trust debit MasterCard in the new “Debit To Win It!” contest!

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Bell Updates Jan 25, 2016

New Website Is Focused on You

Check out 6 highlights of the new bellbanks.com.

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Bell Updates Jan 25, 2016

Smartphone Online Banking

Login to your online accounts on your smartphone

It's now easier than ever to login to online banking at bellbanks.com via your smartphone.

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Bell Updates Dec 31, 2015

Ihry Promoted

Ihry Promoted at Bell State Bank & Trust

Heidi Ihry has been promoted to VP/mortgage loan officer at Bell State Bank & Trust, located at 3100 13th Avenue South in Fargo.

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Bell Updates Dec 30, 2015

Voss Hired

Voss Hired at Bell State Bank & Trust

Mary Voss has accepted a position as vice president/correspondent banking business development officer.

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Bell Updates Dec 17, 2015

Chip Technology

How Does Chip Technology Work?

Learn how to use chip technology for your various purchases.

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Bell Updates Dec 17, 2015

Debit Card Answers

Frequently Asked Questions About MasterCard® Debit Cards

Get answers to common questions about your MasterCard® Debit Card with EMV/chip technology.

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Bell Updates Dec 16, 2015

Social Security Strategy Alert

Congressional Budget Act Eliminates “File and Suspend” Strategy

Want to use “File & Suspend” Social Security strategy in 2016? You have until April 30, 2016 to get it before it’s gone.

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Bell Updates Dec 14, 2015

Pay It Forward 2016

Pay It Forward Giving Celebrates Bell’s 50th Anniversary

In 2016, Bell State Bank & Trust is again empowering its employees and others to Pay It Forward in the coming year by giving back to the communities we serve.

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Bell Updates Nov 6, 2015

Oakland Hired

Oakland Hired at Bell State Bank & Trust

Debbie Oakland has been hired as VP/mortgage loan officer at Bell State Bank & Trust, located at 3100 13th Avenue South in Fargo.

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