Archive for January, 2015

Charlie Funk

A note from Charlie – Jan. 8

January 8th, 2015 Charlie Funk

On November 21, we announced that MidWestOne Financial Group, Inc., the parent of MidWestOne Bank, would merge with Central Bancshares, Inc., parent of Central Bank, headquartered in Golden Valley, Minnesota. Following the merger of Central Bancshares into MidWestOne Financial Group we will operate MidWestOne Bank and Central Bank as separate subsidiaries. The combined company is […]

Tricia Hanson Onederful Giving

A look back at the Onederful Giving Giveaway

January 8th, 2015 madmin

This marks the end of our first year of the Onederful Giving Giveaway program. In the 12 months we’ve been running this promotion, MidWestOne has been able to donate $3,000 to deserving non-profits across Iowa. From Big Brothers Big Sisters of Johnson County to United Action for Youth and many more, your participation in this program […]

MidWestOne Customer Spotlight: FilmScene

January 8th, 2015 madmin

After only one year in business, FilmScene, the art house cinema located in downtown Iowa City, has made a lasting impression on local residents. The 65-seat nonprofit cinema has more than 900 members and member families, and has screened more than 200 movies to more than 30,000 moviegoers since its opening in December of 2013. […]

kids credit history

How to help your child establish a credit history

January 2nd, 2015 Melissa Payne

These days, our economy is increasingly run on credit. If you want to get a mortgage, student loan or just want to put your dinner on a credit card, a solid credit history is needed. That’s why it’s so important to help your child establish a good financial foundation as soon as they turn 18 […]