Recent News


We are excited to announce that on February 28, 2014, Great Northern Bank and First American Bank were united as a single entity under the First American Bank name.  For more information:



Merger Information

Q: Why are Great Northern Bank and First American Bank merging?


Great Northern Bank and First American Bank are merging to create a larger, stronger bank with a broader range of services for our customers.  This merger allows us to be more efficient and will allow us to provide more convenient, enhanced products and services to all of our customers.  Above all, we will remain a community bank with the same focus on customer service as before.


Q: How will the merger impact me?


There will be no immediate effects for any of our customers. You may continue to conduct your banking as you have in the past. Great Northern Bank and First American Bank will work together to make the transition as smooth as possible for all of our customers.  As always, you will receive the best service possible.


For more information regarding the merger, please click here.

News & Events

A big THANK YOU to everyone who stopped by our open house on Thursday, March 6th.  Stay tuned--we will be holding another event soon!


Save Money today by taking advantage of our low rate specials, call (763) 488-1220 and ask for Nick Shultz for more details.

Also, ask us about our New & Improved merchant services program!


Today's low interest rates make this a great time for a home equity loan. Contact us to apply.


Important Industry Information

Notice of expiration of the temporary full  FDIC insurance coverage for non interest-bearing transaction accounts

NOTICE:  By federal law, as of 1/1/2013, funds in a noninterest-bearing transaction account (including IOLTA/IOLA) will no longer receive unlimited deposit insurance coverage, but will be FDIC-insured to the legal maximum of $250,000 for each ownership category.  For more information, visit