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Media Releases

Stockman Bank to Open Banking Office in Kalispell

We are happy to announce we will open our first banking office in the Flathead Valley later this year. The office will be located at 1 South Main Street in Kalispell.

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Coffee Talk Q3 2021

At Stockman, we have a lot of places we can do business, and we choose Montana and only Montana. We have been focused on serving our neighbors here since 1953. We are privately held, family owned and operated.

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Kola Joins Stockman Bank as New Flathead Market President

Joe Kola has joined Stockman Bank as market president of Stockman’s new bank scheduled for construction next year in Whitefish.

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Stockman Bank Awarded on the Forbes America’s Best-In-State Banks 2021 List

Stockman Bank has been awarded on the Forbes list of America’s Best-In-State Banks 2021.

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Coffee Talk Q2 2021

The secret that Montana is the last best place is out and we will continue to grow in population, businesses, and industries. Stockman Insurance will be there too - growing, expanding, and servicing the insurance needs and wants of all Montanans.

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Stockman Bank ranked as one of the top performing community banks in the United States

Stockman Bank was once again ranked in America’s top 50 performing community banks with assets between $3 billion and $10 billion, moving up from last year’s rankings.

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Coffee Talk Q1 2021

Looking back over the past year, there’s no doubt our strength and resiliency were significantly challenged. But, as they say, all challenges have a silver lining. For me, that silver lining is a new perspective.

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Stockman Bank of Montana Receives 5-Star Rating as A Trusted Community Bank

Stockman Bank of Montana has once again been awarded the highest (5-Star) rating for financial strength and stability from the nation’s premier bank rating firm, BauerFinancial, Inc.

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Coffee Talk Q4 2020

Montana is truly the last best place. At no time in my 58 years was this more evident than 2020.

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Coffee Talk Q3 2020

When we help our local businesses move forward, we move our communities forward, which then moves Montana forward.

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Understanding Insurance Rates

This installment of Coffee Talk comes to you from KC Keith, Vice President and General Manager of Stockman Insurance. That means today’s topic is INSURANCE!

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Online & Mobile Banking

Banking on your phone, computer or tablet is getting more and more robust with all the features we offer. We are sure when you use our online and mobile tools, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without them.

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Coffee Talk Q2 2020

What a year it has been so far! No one could have predicted the events of the past six months and it’s uncertain what the next six months will bring.

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PTA President and Beyond

How does a Texas girl who arrives in Montana in 1984 with plenty of sandals and sundresses survive a season she’d never experienced – winter – and go on to become the Managing Director of our Billings Wealth Management group?

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Crop Insurance

Crop insurance, across the United States, ensures the people who put those products on your table and on your back, can continue to do so year after year.

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It’s Never Too Early to Learn Money!

Teaching children the basics of money management at a young age creates life-long habits of financial responsibility.

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Building A Savings Account

Savings accounts are one of those things we never worry about until our car breaks down or our basement floods. The idea of taking money from an already tight budget feels like a pretty daunting task, but why does it have to be?

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Turning An Internship Into A Career

Learn about the Stockman internship program to help launch your career in the financial industry.

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Is a New Home Part of Your Plans for the New Year?

Whether you are looking to become a first time homeowner or wondering if you should refinance your current mortgage, checking on your financial health should be on your list of New Year’s resolutions right beside “losing weight” and “joining a gym.”

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Coffee Talk Q1 2020

When I started writing this blog a few weeks ago, we hadn’t heard much about COVID-19. Today, we shelter in place! Together, we will get through this health crisis.

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