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 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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Bank Forward Donates to the Barnes County Historical Society Museum

Bank Forward Donates to the Barnes County Historical Society Museum

As part of their 90th anniversary celebration, Bank Forward, Valley City, recently donated $2,500 to the Barnes County Historical Society Museum.

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Quinn Sethre: A Forward Foundation Family Story

Quinn Sethre: A Forward Foundation Family Story

Kendal Sethre was exhausted. She and husband Brandon were doing their best to keep each other going. The days were all blending together, but this must have been the second day in ICU…or was it three? They were still looking for answers to what was making their sweet girl, Quinn, so sick.

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