November 17, 2017
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" Money is human happiness in the abstract; and so the man who is no longer capable of enjoying such happiness in the concrete, sets his whole heart on money. "

Arthur Schopenhauer

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Black River Country Bank is a financial institution that offers a range of commercial and personal banking solutions. It provides savings, checking and money market accounts and certificates of deposit. The bank maintains safe-deposit boxes in a range of sizes for its commercial, residential and industrial clients. It provides credit and debit cards and traveler s checks, as well as operates various ATMs. Black River Country Bank also offers fund transfer, account balancing assistance and stop payment services. It provides access to online bill payments and direct deposit receipts monitoring, as well as bank overdraft protection services. The bank additionally offers several online and telephone banking services.
General Informations
HQ Address: 221 Main Street, 54615, Black River Falls, WI, USA
Opening Times: Click to view Opening Times
Phone: 715-284-9448; 877-284-3575
Fax: 715-284-7153
Web: Black River Country Bank
E-mail: N/A
Branches: 2 Founded: 1907

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June 21, 1907 - Bank of Melrose obtains its charter and commences business with $10,000 of capital. O. P. Larson appointed President. The Bank began doing business in what is now the Melrose Place Salon. 1912 - The Bank moved south down Main Street to 304 N. Washington Street and rented the first floor of the Odd Fellows Building, which is now the Melrose Vet Clinic. The Bank operated at this location for 22 years. 1924 - Upon the death of F. E. Tanner, C. J. Hogg becomes president of the Bank and C. S. Hogg is appointed Cashier. 1934 - Bank moves to its present site at 401 N. Washington Street. 1942 - Tom Hogg appointed President and his wife Blanche appointed Assistant Cashier. 1943 - Harold Wike joins the Bank as Cashier. April 21, 1956 - Grand Opening for the newly constructed Bank of Melrose was held. Cost to build the new Bank was $58,885. 1963 - Tom Hogg retires as President and Harold Wike takes over the position. 1964 - Harold Wike unexpectedly dies and Tom Hogg returns as President for a short period. John Lair, from Hammond, WI, purchased Wike’s share of the Bank and takes over as President. 1967 - Alan Kirchner, from Alma, takes over as Bank President and Jerry Proft is named Vice President. May 12, 1973 - Bank of Melrose expands and opens a branch Bank north of Black River Falls on Highway 12. 1986 - Alan Kirchner resigns as President and Gene Radcliffe is appointed to the position. 1993 - Board of Directors and stockholders vote to change the name from the Bank of Melrose to Black River Country Bank. September 1994 - Longtime Melrose Branch Manager, Executive Vice President, and Board Member, Winston Zeman, retires after 26 years with the Bank. October 23, 1995 - Open house is held for the newly constructed Black River Country Bank in Black River Falls located at 221 Main Street. April 25, 2003 - Open house is held for the newly remodeled Melrose Office of Black River Country Bank. January 2005 - After serving 30 years as Vice President, Loan Officer, and Black River Falls’ Branch Manager, Glen Goeman announces his retirement from the Bank. 2006 - Bob Becker appointed President. 2007 - The Bank currently has $61,000,000 in Assets with two bank locations and 22 employees.
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