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About Us

St. Ansgar State Bank has been serving our community and surrounding area for 130 years. Local since 1891, we are proud to live, work and volunteer in the communities we serve.


Our Mission Statement

Building relationships to provide advice and services to meet our customer needs.

Message From Our President

As we continue to bring you, our customers, new services it is again time to thank you for saving with us and borrowing from us. We truly do appreciate your business, your confidence, your loyalty and we want you to know it, and we also want you to know we call St. Ansgar our home and are proud of it!

With your savings dollars, we have been able to make agricultural loans, home loans, consumer loans, and business loans. Through the use of your dollars, we have promoted the local economy to the benefit of all living in our community. Your patronage continues to allow us to financially support many worthwhile local betterment projects.

St. Ansgar State Bank has been serving our community and surrounding area for 130 years. We are proud of our past and being a part of our customers’ lives. Although we add new services each year, being big is not our goal. Our main objective is to continue to be the best and safest financial institution along with providing our customers with convenient and efficient services. We want you to be proud of your bank!

All of us at St. Ansgar State Bank wish all the good things in life for you and your loved ones….health, happiness, and prosperity. Thanks again for letting us be your bank and also thanks for being a friend.

With sincere appreciation,

Timothy D. Halvorson, President & CEO


Timothy D. Halvorson

President, CEO, Trust Officer

Rodney L. Patterson

Senior Vice President & Trust Officer

Julia K. Oakland

Vice President & Operations Officer, Cashier

Luke R. Porisch

Vice President

Carter J. Patterson

Vice President


Ward A. Halvorson

David R. Falk*

Gregory D. Goplerud

Thomas A. Edgington

Rodney L. Patterson

Timothy D. Halvorson

Mindi M. Vervaecke

*Advisory Director

Career Opportunities

Are you looking for a job in the banking industry? Would you like to work in a locally owned bank that is committed to the communities it serves? We are always looking for community oriented individuals with a demonstrated commitment to quality customer service.

If you would like to learn more about employment opportunities with St. Ansgar State Bank, please forward your resume and bank employment application to



Accounting Supervisor

Reporting to and supporting the Operations Officer, the Accounting Supervisor is responsible for the bank’s general ledger and accounting issues including managing reconcilements in a centralized environment. Primary responsibilities include general ledger, accruals, daily reconcilements, call reports and related personnel management.

Manages and provides backup support for bookkeeping duties. As needed will provide assistance with other duties, such as special reports, budgeting and research.

Will assist customers and employees as needed with various account issues, operational questions, or other service-related problems. 

As part of the overall team of bank employees, this person may be required to help as needed in other areas or with other assignments.



• A two or four-year degree in business or related field preferred.

• A minimum of five years’ experience in bank operations preferred.

• Must be able to work under stress and handle difficult situations.

• Previous supervisory experience preferred but not required. 


St. Ansgar State Bank is an equal opportunity employer.

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