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George Borgerding, left, North American State Bank board chair emeritus, discusses the bank’s long history with current bank president and CEO Dean Perry.
Respect, dedication among values that helped North American State Bank reach 125th
WILLMAR — Christopher Borgerding decided he wanted to go into business for himself rather than work in his family’s bank in Melrose.
The young German arrived in Belgrade to open a new bank on May 17, 1889.
Next month, the bank he founded, North American State Bank, will celebrate 125 years in business.
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