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We are an independent, Kansas State Chartered Bank, locally owned and operated, with assets over $400 million. We have grown to five full-service branches. First State Bank was chartered April 2, 1902, and has a long history of serving the residents of Northwest Kansas and Southwest Nebraska.

Locations in: Norton, KS - Plainville, KS - Hill City, KS, - Hoxie, KS - Holdrege, NE

We take pride in offering friendly, personal service in an ever-changing banking environment. First State Bank is committed to providing our customers with the best service possible. We offer a variety of personal and commercial services ranging from checking and savings accounts, certificates of deposit, trusts, and a variety of loans. Also, our affiliated insurance company, First Choice Insurance, offers crop insurance products.

We're committed to giving Kansas and Nebraska families and thriving small businesses a service they can count on! Stop by First State Bank and learn how you can grow with us.

* Customer Notice: Non-Deposit Insurance products are: 1) Not a deposit; 2) Not FDIC insured; 3) Not insured by any Federal Government agency; 4) No Bank guarantee; 5) May lose value.

* First Choice Insurance Agency is wholly owned by Norton Bankshares, Inc., the Company that owns The First State Bank.

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