First United News

Lisa Mosser Promoted To Market President At Devils Lake Location

First United Bank is excited to announce the promotion of Lisa Mosser to the position of Market President in Devils Lake. In her new role, Mosser will oversee all of the branch operations and will be responsible for driving the growth and profitability for the location. 

Amber Skorheim Promoted To Loan Officer At Adams Location

First United Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Amber Skorheim to the position of Loan Officer at its Adams location. Skorheim will be stepping into the role previously held by John Clapp, who is retiring at the end of June after 49 years of dedicated service.

Susan Harder Promoted To Risk Management Officer

First United Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Susan Harder to the position of Risk Management Officer. In her new role, Harder will monitor and assess potential risk exposure to the bank along with ensuring the bank is in full compliance with banking laws, rules and regulations.

First United Bank partners with Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines to award $10,000 to Kids’ Alley through the Member Impact Fund

First United Bank, in partnership with Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (FHLB Des Moines), is pleased to announce that Kids’ Alley will receive a $10,000 grant from the FHLB Des Moines Member Impact Fund. This matching grant program, which was introduced in 2023, will provide nearly $20 million to eligible organizations in order […]

First United Bank partners with Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines to award $200,000 to Park River Area School through the Member Impact Fund

First United Bank, in partnership with Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (FHLB Des Moines), is pleased to announce that Park River Area School will receive a $200,000 grant from the FHLB Des Moines Member Impact Fund. This matching grant program, which was introduced in 2023, will provide nearly $20 million to eligible organizations […]

First United Bank partners with Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines to award $40,000 to The Red River Community Housing Development through the Member Impact Fund

First United Bank, in partnership with Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (FHLB Des Moines), is pleased to announce the Red River Community Housing Development Organization will receive a $40,000 grant from the FHLB Des Moines Member Impact Fund. This matching grant program, which was introduced in 2023, will provide nearly $20 million to […]

First United Bank Employees Graduate From Banking School

Colleen Anderson, Amber Skorheim and Ben Hagl with First United Bank recently graduated from the Dakota School of Banking sponsored by the North Dakota Bankers Association (NDBA) and endorsed by the South Dakota Bankers Association (SDBA). In its 49th year, the school trained 65 bank personnel. The school was held at the University of Jamestown in Jamestown, North Dakota.

First United Bank Named One Of The Top 100 Community Banks

First United Bank has been recognized in the 2022 Best Performing Community Banks report from S&P Global Market Intelligence. These rankings were initiated in 2011 to assess the performance of community banks and credit unions, and they rank institutions based on returns, growth and efficiency – placing a premium on the strength and risk profile of balance sheets.

Ramsey National Bank Has Joined The First United Bank Family

First United Bank of Park River is pleased to announce the merger of Ramsey National Bank and First United Bank effective September 12, 2022. First Holding Company, which is the parent company of First United Bank, purchased Ramsey National Bank in January of 2021. Now with the completion of the merger, the most significant change […]

Four Things North Dakota Farmers Wouldn’t Trade For Anything

Farmers in North Dakota are a special breed. Their occupation is one that requires them to work long hours and face unpredictable weather conditions (which lead to unpredictable business conditions). There are many trials and tribulations involved with growing crops on the northern prairie. Naturally, many of them would love the opportunity to swap a […]

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