Applications Bulletin

District 9
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Instructions for commenting on applications

Applications and notifications filed during the week ending Saturday, February 16, 2008

Type Application Ending date of
comment period


Notice by Lawrence W. Jochim Revocable Trust, Lawrence W. Jochim as trustee and individually, Bigfork, Montana; Cindy Jochim and Richard Jochim, both of Bigfork, Montana; Todd Jochim, Lakeside, Montana; Lesley Jungers, Seeley Lake, Montana; Karla Langlois, Missoula, Montana; and Marcus Jochim and Beverly Jochim, both of Inverness, Montana, acting as a group in concert, to gain control of Flathead Holding Company of Bigfork, Montana, and thereby indirectly gain control of Flathead Bank of Bigfork, Bigfork, Montana. In addition, notice by Gib S. Nichols Living Trust and Sarah E. Nichols Living Trust, Gib Nichols and Sarah Nichols as trustees of each trust and individually, Vancouver, Washington; James Brendan Nichols, West Linn, Oregon; Shaun Nichols, Tucson, Arizona; Norris D. Nichols, Helena, Montana; Karyl Arndt, Aurora, Colorado; and Roseanne Heser, Mahtomedi, Minnesota, acting as a group in concert, to gain control of Flathead Holding Company of Bigfork, Bigfork, Montana, and thereby indirectly gain control of Flathead Bank of Bigfork, Bigfork, Montana.

Newspaper - 02/21/2008

Fed Reg - 02/13/2008


Notice by Lloyd O. Olson, Lake Park, Minnesota, to retain 10 percent or more of the shares of Lake Park Bancshares, Inc., Lake Park, Minnesota, and thereby indirectly retain control of State Bank of Lake Park, Lake Park, Minnesota.

Newspaper - Not available

Fed Reg - 03/04/2008

* 3A1

Mills Financial Services, Inc., Brainerd, Minnesota, to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of First Security Bank - Sanborn, Sanborn, Minnesota.

Newspaper - Not available

Fed Reg - 03/04/2008

*Subject to the provisions of the Community Reinvestment Act.

Availability of CRA public evaluations

The Community Reinvestment Act is intended to encourage depository institutions to help meet the credit needs of the communities in which they operate, including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods. It was enacted by the Congress in 1977 (12 U.S.C. 2901) and is implemented by Regulation BB (12 CFR 228). The regulation was revised in May 1995.

The CRA requires that each depository institution's record in helping meet the credit needs of its entire community be evaluated periodically. That record is taken into account in considering an institution's application for deposit facilities.

A copy of an institution's CRA evaluation may be obtained directly from the institution or Reserve Bank.

Federal bank regulators use the following performance levels to rate an institution's performance under CRA:

O = Outstanding
S = Satisfactory
NI = Needs to improve
SN = Substantial noncompliance

The following state member banks have been examined and their CRA public evaluations are now available.

RSSD number Institution/Location Exam date CRA public date CRA rating Exam type

Glacier Bank of Whitefish
Whitefish, Montana

09/17/2007 01/18/2008 O Small Bank
624956 Valley Bank of Ronan
Ronan, Montana
10/15/2007 02/08/2008 O Small Bank

CRA examinations scheduled for Quarter of

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