National Volunteerism Week

April 23-29

Our FIRST Values aren’t just something we preach. We try to incorporate them in our work here at the Bank and in our lives outside of these walls, too. Our values of Family, Independence & Innovation, Relationships, Stewardship, and Teamwork are ones that often overlap. “First National Bank has been giving back to our communities […]


First National's Comprehensive Mortgage Team

With the birds chirping and the temperature starting to rise, the FOR SALE signs seem to be popping up in neighborhoods all over the city. Your list of options is extensive – you can buy, build, refinance, remodel… Whether you know what you want or are just getting started, at First National Bank, you have […]

Ask a Trust Officer

401(k) Protection Programs

Dear Trust Officer: When I retire in about a year, I’m expecting a six-figure distribution from my employer’s 401(k) plan. The success of my retirement depends on what I do with this money. What should I do to keep all of my options open? — Looking Ahead to Financial Independence Dear Looking: I have two […]

Security Protocols

Important Change Coming May 1

Enable Protocols As of May 1, if you are an Online Banking user, there is an important change you should be aware of. In order for Online Banking to display properly when using a desktop or laptop, it may be necessary to enable additional security protocols on your web browser(s). In order to safeguard your […]

New Branch. Same Values.

Sycamore to Arrowhead – The Future of First National Bank

This spring, the First National Bank family is expanding their reach with a brand new facility on the east side of Sioux Falls. Our existing Sycamore branch off of 6th and Sycamore will be closing on Tuesday, March 28 at 1 p.m., with our new branch, located at 5205 East Arrowhead Parkway, opening the following […]

Buffett’s Bet

Warren Buffett believes that rich investors are paying too much for their investment advice. “The wealthy are accustomed to feeling that it is their lot in life to get the best food, schooling, entertainment, housing, plastic surgery, sports ticket, you name it. Their money, they feel, should buy them something superior compared to what the […]

Privacy Notice

Federal law requires us to tell you how we collect, share, and protect your personal information. Our privacy policy has not changed and you may review our policy and practices with respect to your personal information HERE, or we will mail you a free copy upon request if you call us at (605) 335-5200 or […]

2017 Crop Insurance Considerations

  When the calendar turns to January, that usually means it’s very cold outside, and it’s time to make sure that there is plenty of number one diesel on hand. There is also the thought of the upcoming planting season and what parts need to be purchased for the planter before spring. After all, a […]

IRA Errors

James Theissen and his wife worked for Kroger or its subsidiaries for 30 years. They lived in Colorado, and in 2002, Kroger informed Mr. Theissen that his job would require him to relocate to Ohio. The Theissens did not wish to move, so they retired and rolled their 401(k) money into “his and hers” IRAs, […]

2017 Scholarships

March 15 Due Date

Apply Now We’ve teamed up with the South Dakota Bankers Foundation again this year to give away six $1,000 scholarships to area high school seniors. What are you passionate about? We’ve scrapped the typical 500-word essay requirement and have asked you to submit a 30-60 second YouTube or Vimeo video showcasing your talents. Submission ideas […]