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 […]


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 […]


Happy Holidays!

Whether you are dashing through the snow or enjoying quiet time at home, our FNB Chorale wants to wish you the happiest of holidays!

 


Estate and Gift Taxes in 2017

The amount exempt from the federal estate tax goes up to $5.49 million per decedent on January 1, 2017, an adjustment for 2016 inflation. The lifetime federal gift tax exemption is also $5.49 million. Married couples have two exemptions, so they can shield $10.98 million from transfer taxes. However, in the minority of states that […]


Nelson Ag Story

Jon Nelson

“These farms are big business, but there’s so much more than that. We are connected to it. It is a way of life, and that legacy means something.” #StopDreamingStartDoing Listen as generational farmer, Jon Nelson, shares his story and describes the reality of taking over the family farm at age 29. Are you ready to […]


#FNBGiveFirst - Q&A with Simon Says Give

#FNBGiveFirst

Q&A with Simon Says Give

Each holiday season, we award $2,500 to the four non-profits with the most mentions on our social media pages. Among our lucky winners last year was local non-profit, Simon Says Give. Simon Says Give is a non-profit run by kids for kids. Their mission is to engage youth who want to help their peers by […]


Cover - The New Colossus

#FNBGiveFirst

Q&A with The New Colossus

Each holiday season, we award $2,500 to the four non-profits with the most mentions on our social media pages. Among our lucky winners last year was local non-profit, The New Colossus. The New Colossus is an anti human trafficking organization that focuses on awareness, education, bridge building, and prevention. Directors, Ashley Statema and Polly Dean, […]


The Baseball Seams Co.

Nathan Rueckert

“What I’m doing is tied so closely to what I’m passionate about. It’s a ton of hard work, it’s a lot of long hours, and it’s a lot of intentionally figuring out, you know, what am I going to do tomorrow to make sure that I can still be the best dad that I can, […]


It’s Time to Cast Your Vote!

Get a Jumpstart by Downloading our 2016 Media Kit

2016 Media KitThis holiday season, we’re at it again! For the fourth year in a row, we are gifting $2,500 checks to the four non-profits with the most mentions on our social media pages. That’s a total of $10,000! Nominations can be made November 9 – December 9 using the hashtag #FNBGiveFirst on Facebook, Twitter, […]


Learning About Life on the Spectrum

As Featured in the October Issue of The 'Hood Magazine

With the constant barrage of birthday parties, after-school activities, and various appointments, raising a family can be utterly exhausting. In today’s world, being a mom requires you to wear many hats and keep pace with a quickly-changing society. Liz Krogstad, First National Bank Trust Officer, mom, and wife, can speak to the struggle of maintaining […]