First Independent Bank

First Independent Bank and Citizens State Bank

Southwest Minnesota’s banking leader in personal and ag financing is expanding through a merger(Russ (Russell, MN)– June 30, 2022  — First Independent Bank, Russell MN, and Citizens State Bank of Tyler, Inc., announced the signing of an agreement to merge. Completion of the transaction occurred May 31, 2022. The Citizens State Bank was founded and chartered on May 28, 1917, by Hans Lauritsen. He was bank president, and his son,