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Taking Care of Customers since 1927

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Building the Future. Celebrating Our Past.

We got our start as a small business, a small bank in a small town, in 1927. Our founder, A. C. Brown had a simple formula for success, “Take care of the customer!” It’s a promise we’ve kept for over 90 years and one we intend to stick to. With locations across North Dakota and Minnesota, our highest priority is the prosperity of our customers and our communities.

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ICBA’s Top Lenders 2020 Announced

ICBA’s Top Lenders 2020 Announced

Bank Forward was recently named one of the country’s highest-rated agriculture lenders in our asset class by the Independent Community Bankers of America.

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Get Coin Moving

Get Coin Moving

I’m sure you have heard the latest COVID pandemic effect, the coin shortage. In fact, we don’t have a coin shortage; we have a coin circulation issue. Did you know there is about $48 billion in coin already in circulation?

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