We are 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 - Hill City, KS - Plainville, 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 form checking and savings account, 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.
We are the home of the They Also Ran Gallery: Presidential candidates who were defeated...but not forgotten. Visit our website, www.theyalsoran.com.
Sept. 2017: TRAVELING KANSAS is a local production from Smoky Hills Public Television that highlights communities, people and attractions across the state. This episode explores the past and present with a spotlight on the restoration of several historic buildings in Norton and the economic development efforts throughout the county.
NORTON COUNTY MAGAZINE (Est. 2011) Covering the people, life, history and commerce of Norton County! The Magazine is published quarterly. Thanks to great sponsors, the Norton County Magazine is free to Norton County residents in zip codes 67622, 67645, 67653 and 67654 as well as nearby community 67647. If you live in these zip code areas and are not receiving your issue, let us know. To subscribe, send your name, mailing address and email address to Norton County Magazine, PO Box 163, Norton, KS 67654 with your check made payable to Frontier Community Foundation. The rate is $24 per year for 4 issues. Carolyn Applegate, Editor. Contact Information: (785) 877-3968
Norton County Community Foundation Launches Emergency Grant Funding Program In Response to COVID-19 PRESS RELEASE HERE
U.S. Department of Labor Publishes Guidance Explaining Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. CLICK HERE FOR WEBSITE.
COVID-19 Prairie Land Electric Cooperative Press Release Regarding Services PRESS RELEASE
Small Business Association (SBA) Disaster Assistance-Read more about what to do to apply for assistance if your business is effected by COVID 19 HERE!
Download the SBA Disaster Assistance Letter by CLICKING HERE.
Download the ECONOMIC INJURY WORKSHEET HERE.
Norton County Community Foundation Announces Match Day 2020 Details. Click HERE for Details!