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We’re 121 Years Old. And An Official “Historical Place.”

It’s official! We’re 121 years old. And to celebrate, we have a special announcement. The State of Wisconsin Historical Society has added “Horicon State Bank,” our original bank building in Horicon, to the State Register of Historical Places! That means, we are now eligible to be placed on the National Register of Historic Places when the Wisconsin Historical Society presents … Continue reading

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Horicon Bank Originals: Rose Petitte

Up next in our Original Series, it’s Vice President of Retail Sales, Rose Petitte. Rose came to Horicon Bank from a much larger institution after she discovered she was missing that “community bank feeling.” Learn more about Rose and Horicon Bank by watching her video!

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How To Choose The Right Checking Account

A checking account is a checking account. They’re all the same, right? Well…not quite. Checking accounts are a great way to get access to your money quickly and easily. But they’re not all created equal when it comes to meeting your individual needs. So what should you look for when shopping around for a checking account. Bank Locations Is having … Continue reading

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Horicon Bank Originals: Jim Blise

Meet Jim Blise – owner of Design 2 Construct and member of the Horicon Bank Board of Directors. Jim’s experience is unique. As a customer and director, he appreciates the efficient and personal loan process at Horicon Bank. Learn more by watching his video!

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Horicon Bank And WB COLUMNS Race For Scholarships

Horicon Bank and West Bend COLUMNS are teaming up to help high school students achieve their goals – and it’s not just a walk in the park. “Since 1926, West Bend COLUMNS has been funding scholarships for local high school graduates,” explained Rose Petitte, COLUMNS President and Horicon Bank VP. “And in 2013, COLUMNS added the ‘Not Just A Walk … Continue reading

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Horicon Bank Joins Exclusive Club

Horicon Bank recently earned an “Outstanding” CRA rating, the highest rating available from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and was one of only twenty FDIC regulated banks to earn the honor in 2017. In fact, Horicon Bank was the only bank in the FDIC Chicago region to receive an “Outstanding” rating. CRA stands for the Federal “Community Reinvestment Act.” … Continue reading

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Register To Race For The Red, White And Blue!

Horicon Bank’s 5K Run/Walk for the Red, White and Blue is back! And this year, all race proceeds benefit the Gold Star Memorial Trail – a local effort to build a recreational trail connecting Dodge County communities from Mayville to Beaver Dam. The trail will memorialize and honor fallen service members from the area. We’re racing through Horicon on Saturday, … Continue reading

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#120ActsOfCaring: Complete!

Back in September, we decided to celebrate our 120-year anniversary with more than just a cake. We challenged our employees to complete 120 Acts of Caring – a challenge that fits well with our mission to be “Bankers who CARE.” Being a “banker who cares,” means we care about our Communities, Associates, Relationships and Expectations. As a community bank, we … Continue reading

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Horicon Bank Originals: Mike Fleischman

Our next Horicon Bank Original features West Bend business banker Mike Fleischman. Listen to his story as he tells about what sets Horicon Bank apart.

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Horicon Bank Originals: Fred F. Schwertfeger

Hear the story of our President, Fred F. Schwertfeger and how his role has shaped the story of Horicon Bank!

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