Fowler State Bank is committed to providing you sound tools to meet your financial needs.  We sincerely appreciate your confidence in Fowler State Bank, and would encourage you to contact your favorite representative with any questions about our financial products.

2011 was an excellent year for Fowler State Bank and Benton Financial Corporation.  Basic earnings per share increased 265% to $2.10 per share.  Return on average assets was a very respectable 1.20%.  Book Value improved 16% to close the year at $23.57 per share.  The Bank maintained an adequate reserve for loan loss of 2.5% of total loans while decreasing non-performing assets.

The Bank continued to increase Equity Capital throughout 2011…click here to read more

Our Ag Loan Department just launched an outstanding new product called Selective Hedge.  This product is available to any producer in our market area.  It is an interactive data management tool designed for producers, that provides a daily snapshot of the producers  crop(s) value relative to the marketplace in a clear and concise format.  This product will help a producer take their farming operation to the next level.

Stop by the Bank today and talk with Traci Davies at the main office or Curt Puetz at our Kentland office to hear more about Selective Hedge and get signed up today. 

Click here to read more about Selective Hedge 

Thank you to everyone who participated in out latest survey on Mobile Banking.  We were able to collect some very valuable information, and are currently in the process of sorting through it.  Your opinion counts with Fowler State Bank!

On December 31, 2011, William B. Weist retired as Director from both Fowler State Bank and Benton Financial Corporation.  We will miss the exemplary dedication and counsel Mr. Weist provided the past 26 years.

On January 1, 2012, Rick J. Mickle joined the Board of Directors…click here to read more

Please welcome FSB’s new full-time accounting employee, Brooke Krug from Goodland.   Brooke is a graduate of South Newton High School.  She is the daughter of Shannon Krug and the late Melinda Krug of Goodland.

On January 24th, Fowler State Bank sponsored the Benton Central Lady Bison Ballin’ for the Cure game versus the Central Catholic Lady Knights.

Fowler State Bank employees attended the game & raised $200 to be donated to the Susan G Komen Foundation.


Mark your calendars!  Fowler State Bank will be hosting its annual Shred Day on Saturday, May 19th from 10:00 AM until Noon.  Shredding services will be provided by Cintas Document Management in the main bank parking lot.

Cost of shredding is free with a donation of canned goods, dried goods, or a monetary donation to be presented to the local food pantry.

We appreciate your business and interest in Fowler State Bank.  If there is anything we can do for you, please Contact Us at one of our four convenient offices to speak with your favorite representative.

Again, we appreciate your patronage!


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Ballin' for the Cure

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