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FEDERAL/ ST ATE NOTICE OF PROPOSED MERGER Notice is hereby given that American Bank Center, Dickinson, North Dakota has made application to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the North Dakota State Banking Board for written consent to acquire and merge Prairie Mountain Bank, Great Falls, Montana.

FEDERAL/ ST ATE NOTICE OF
PROPOSED MERGER
Notice is hereby given that American Bank Center, Dickinson, North Dakota has made application to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the North Dakota State Banking Board for written consent to acquire and merge Prairie Mountain Bank, Great Falls, Montana. It is contemplated that all offices of American Bank Center will continue to be operated as American Bank Center and all offices of Prairie Mountain Bank will be operated as Prairie Mountain Bank, a division of American Bank Center.
Any person wishing to comment on this application may file his or her comments in writing with the Regional Director of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation at its regional office at 1100 Walnut St, Suite 2100, Kansas City, Missouri 64106. Comments by interested parties must be received by not later than August 4, 2019. The nonconfidential portions of the application are on file in the regional office of the FDIC and are available for public inspection during regular business hours. Photocopies of the nonconfidential portion of the application file will be made available upon request.
You are further notified that Section 13-02-13-03 .1, North Dakota Administrative Code provides that any bank or party may submit to the ND State Banking Board written comments concerning the application or a written request for an opportunity to be heard before the board, or both. Comments must be mailed to or received by the State Banking Board, Department of Financial Institutions, 2000 Schafer Street, Suite G, Bismarck, ND 58501-1204 not later than August 4, 2019. You may also request a copy of the application at the above address. You are also advised that per Section 13-02-13-04, North Dakota Administrative Code, the State Banking Board shall examine and consider all relevant factors including: 1) whether proper notification has been given to all shareholders; 2) whether at least two-thirds of the shareholders have ratified the plan of reorganization or merger; 3) whether the resultant bank has adequate capital; 4) whether the needs of the community to be served will still be met; and 5) the adequacy and competence of management.
Eide Bailly LLP, Bismarck, ND
(Published: 7/5/19, 7/19/19, 7/30/19)