December 20, 2012, January 3, 17, 2013
NOTICE OF PROPOSED MERGER
Notice is hereby given that First Independent Bank, a Minnesota state banking corporation located at 300 Front Street, Russell, Minnesota 56169, has made application to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation for its written consent to merge The Buffalo Ridge Bank, a Minnesota state banking corporation located at 101 Main Street North, Beardsley, Minnesota 56211 with and into First Independent Bank, with First Independent Bank as the surviving entity. It is contemplated that the main office and all branch offices of The Buffalo Ridge Bank will continue to operate as branch offices of First Independent Bank.
This notice is being published in the Northern Star and the Marshall Independent three times at approximately two-week intervals over a 30-day period beginning December 20, 2012 and ending January 21, 2013.
Any persons wishing to comment on this application may file his or her comments in writing with the Regional Director (DSC) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation at its regional office located at 1100 Walnut Street, Suite 2100, Kansas City, Missouri 64106 not later than January 21, 2013. The non-confidential portions of the application are on file in the regional office and are available for public inspection during regular business hours. Photocopies of the non-confidential portion of the application file will be made available upon request.
This Notice is published in accordance with Section 303.7 of the Rules and Regulations of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.