Author Archives: Terry Keir

North Western National Bank, 140th Anniversary

On September 7, 1872 North Western National Bank opened for business in Minneapolis. Early records indicate that the bank was started as a railroad bank. According to the Minneapolis city directory of 1873 “the bank was organized in the interests… Continue reading

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Adapting to the cold

It has been a difficult winter across the country, with sustained periods of below-freezing temperatures, the thermometer often dipping below zero, and record-setting snowfall paralyzing cities in the Midwest and East. Here in Minnesota, even though we still long for… Continue reading

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Wells Fargo Horses

In the nineteenth century, the sight of galloping horses pulling a stagecoach brought people to Wells Fargo for mail, packages, and news. Today the sight of two large, white horses in front of a stagecoach brings people — especially children… Continue reading