Applications Bulletin

District 9
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Instructions for commenting on applications

Applications and notifications filed during the week ending Saturday, March 22, 2008

Type Application Ending date of
comment period

CIC

Change in Control notice by John M. Morrison Revocable Trust #4, dated January 18, 2000, John M. Morrison Trustee, Naples, Florida, to gain control of Central Bancshares Inc., Golden Valley, Minnesota, and thereby indirectly gain control of Central Bank, Stillwater, Minnesota.

Newspaper - Not available

Fed Reg - 04/07/2008

* 3A5

Frandsen Financial Corporation, Arden Hills, Minnesota, to acquire 100 percent of Anderson Financial Group, Inc., Wayzata, Minnesota, and thereby indirectly acquire Northern National Bank, Nisswa, Minnesota.

Newspaper - Not available

Fed Reg - 04/17/2008

* 3A5

Frandsen Financial Corporation, Arden Hills, Minnesota, to acquire 100 percent of Tower Bancshares, Cloquet, Minnesota, and thereby indirectly acquire State Bank of Tower, Tower, Minnesota.

Newspaper - Not available

Fed Reg - 04/17/2008

* 18C Branch

Glacier Bank, Kalispell, Montana, to merge with Glacier Bank of Whitefish, Whitefish, Montana and incident thereto, proposes to establish branches at 319 East Second Street, Whitefish, Montana, 222 Dewey Avenue, Eureka, Montana, and 6195 Hwy 93 South, Whitefish, Montana.

Newspaper - 03/28/2008

Fed Reg - Not available

* 3A3

Hazen Bancorporation, Inc., Hazen, North Dakota, to acquire additional shares of the outstanding stock of North Star Holding Company, Inc., Jamestown, North Dakota, to increase its ownership to 19.20%, and thereby indirectly acquire Unison Bank, Jamestown, North Dakota, and Unison Bank, Mesa, Arizona, a de novo bank.

Newspaper - Not available

Fed Reg - Not available

* 3A3

Hazen Bancorporation, Inc., Hazen, North Dakota, through its 19.20% ownership of North Star Holding Company, Inc., Jamestown, North Dakota, to acquire indirect control of Unison Bank, Mesa, Arizona, a de novo bank.

Newspaper - Not available

Fed Reg - Not available

* 3A3

McIntosh County Bank Holding Company, Inc., Ashley, North Dakota, to acquire additional shares of the outstanding stock of North Star Holding Company,Inc., Jamestown, North Dakota, to maintain its 33.33% ownership, and thereby indirectly acquire Unison Bank, Jamestown, North Dakota, and Unison Bank, Mesa, Arizona, a de novo bank.

Newspaper - Not available

Fed Reg - Not available

* 3A3

McIntosh County Bank Holding Company, Inc., Ashley, North Dakota, through its 33.33% ownership of North Star Holding Company, Inc., Jamestown, North Dakota, to acquire indirect control of Unison Bank, Mesa, Arizona, a de novo bank.

Newspaper - Not available

Fed Reg - Not available

* 3A3

North Star Holding Company, Inc., Jamestown, North Dakota, to acquire 100% of Unison Bank, Mesa, Arizona, a de novo bank.

Newspaper - Not available

Fed Reg - 04/09/2008

CIC

Notice by Louis B. Olsen, Eagan, Minnesota, to acquire 23% of the shares of Northern Star Financial, Inc., Mankato, Minnesota, and thereby indirectly gain control of Northern Star Bank, Mankato, Minnesota.

Newspaper - Not available

Fed Reg - Not available

CIC

Notice by Timothy A. Tierney, Madison, Wisconsin, as an individual, and as part of a group in concert with Mark R. Tierney, Superior, Wisconsin, and David S. Tierney, Eden Prairie, Minnesota, to acquire control of Superior Bancorporation LTD, Superior, Wisconsin, and thereby indirectly acquire control Community Bank Superior, Superior, Wisconsin.

Newspaper - Not available

Fed Reg - Not available

* 3A3

Wishek Bancorporation, Inc., Wishek, North Dakota, through its 28.26% ownership of North Star Holding Company, Inc., Jamestown, North Dakota, to acquire indirect control of Unison Bank, Mesa, Arizona, a de novo bank.

Newspaper - Not available

Fed Reg - Not available

*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
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CRA examinations scheduled for Quarter of

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