Press Releases

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Stearns Bank Recognized as a Top Company to Work For

Published: June, 2018

For the second year in a row, Stearns Bank has been selected by Minnesota Business Magazine as one of this year’s 100 Best Companies to Work For.

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Stearns Bank Named #1 Top Performing Bank in the Nation

Published: June, 2018

American Banker magazine has once again named Stearns Bank the top performing bank in the nation among banks with $2 to $10 billion in assets. The ranking is based on a three-year average return on equity. Stearns Bank earned the top spot in 2017, as well.

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Stearns Bank Donates $108,000 to Help the Families of Wounded Veterans

Published: February, 2018

This March marks 15 years since Wounded Warriors Family Support was founded, with the goal of assisting the families of those who have been wounded, injured or killed during combat operations. Thanks to a generous gift by Stearns Bank, WWFS is starting off this milestone in a strong way. Among other critical support, Stearns Bank’s donation of $108,680 will be used to purchase vehicles for Native American veterans living on remote reservations.

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Stearns Bank Recognized for Contribution to American Red Cross

Published: February, 2018

St. Cloud, Minn. — February 13, 2018 — As hurricane survivors in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico prepare to mark six months since record-breaking storms caused catastrophic damage, the American Red Cross is recognizing Stearns Bank, headquartered in St. Cloud, Minn., for supporting the Disaster Responder Program with a pledge of $250,000.

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Kelly Skalicky Named President of Stearns Bank, N.A.

Published: February, 2018

One of the key players in the ongoing success of Stearns Bank National Association, Kelly Skalicky, daughter of Stearns CEO Norm Skalicky, was recently promoted to president of the organization.

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Stearns Bank Donates $250,000 to American Red Cross For Hurricane Relief

Published: October, 2017

ST. CLOUD, Minnesota – Stearns Bank N.A. is donating $250,000 to the American Red Cross to aid local relief efforts in areas of Texas and Florida affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

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Stearns Launches Campaign To Benefit Wounded Warriors Family Support

Published: September, 2017

Veterans Day is approaching on Saturday, November 11, and it’s the perfect time to honor the people who have served our country – along with their families.

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Hurricane Relief Loan - 0% Interest, No-Fees

Published: September, 2017

Stearns Bank is offering business loans up to $25,000 to our customers with businesses in FEMA designated relief areas in Florida and Texas. 

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Hurricane Irma Update: Stearns Offers Help To Florida Customers

Published: September, 2017

All three Florida branches are now open. It’s important to us that we do our part to make the recovery from Hurricane Irma easier. Here is how we’re helping our Florida customers:

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Stearns Bank’s Florida Branches Will Be Closed Friday & Monday Due To Hurricane Irma

Published: September, 2017

Stearns Bank’s Florida branches will be closed Friday, September 8, and Monday, September 11, due to Hurricane Irma expected to make landfall very soon.

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