Curtis HISTORY

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Curtis

301 Center Ave
PO Box 45
Curtis, NE 69025
308.367.4155
Toll Free: 877.426.3291

CURTIS STATE BANK

Curtis State Bank received its state bank charter on December 24, 1910 and opened its doors January 2, 1911. While others fell by the wayside during the desolate times of the 1930’s and the “bank holidays”, Curtis State Bank was able to rally around it’s community and investors with help of several prominent, local farm families.

In September of 2010, Curtis State Bank was bought by a small group of investors with strong backgrounds in agriculture and bank management. Mike Kelly of North Platte is the majority shareholder. Curtis Heapy, also a shareholder, is President and has been with Curtis State Bank since 1997.

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Curtis State Bank celebrated its 100th anniversary on December 24, 2010. The bank has its long-time, loyal customers to thank for a century worth of relationships and prosperity. On January 1, 2013, Curtis State Bank changed the names of the bank’s present locations in Curtis, North Platte, and Purdum to Western Nebraska Bank. The name change was done to bring all banking locations under one name to allow them to represent the same identity and brand.

With a long history of strength, stability, safety, and service, the future is bright for Western Nebraska Bank and its loyal customers. Local ownership, local decision making, and quality people combine to continue the tradition of creating superior long term customer relationships.

Since 1910, Western Nebraska Bank has been known for the friendliness and personal relationships that characterize a rural community. Today our progressive leadership is looking ahead to the opportunities of the next hundred years as agriculture and banking technology develop locally and globally.

To our customers, we pledge performance excellence, the highest ethical standards, financial stability and growth. To our community, we pledge our continued support as we invest in you part of what you have entrusted to us. To our employees, we pledge an environment where you can continue to grow personally and professionally.