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Western State Bank in Devils Lake

When you choose Western, you join a true hometown bank.

We’ve been part of the Devils Lake community for more than 50 years, and we’re proud to call it home. You might see us out and about in the community, including attending Devils Lake Chamber of Commerce events, sponsoring Devils Lake High School programs, and more.

Banking with Western means you get more than top-notch account benefits and customer service. Our Lil’ Buckaroo Club teaches kids about savings and puts on family-friendly events throughout the year. Our popular Good Neighbor Club offers excellent account benefits and exclusive events for members ages 50 or better. And our Hometown Heroes program recognizes our friends and neighbors who serve the community every day.

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Location Details


110 4th St. SE Devils Lake, ND 58301




Drive up: 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. Lobby: 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.


Drive up: 7:30 a.m. - Noon Lobby: Closed
Patty Bye

Patty Bye, VP/Retail Banking Manager

Patty is our Retail Banking Manager in Devils Lake. As a veteran of the banking industry and the Western team, she brings over 40 years of experience to her role, having worked for Western since 1978.

She loves the variety of customer interactions and continuous learning that her day-to-day work brings. “Banking is always changing,” she says. “I learn something new every day.”

As a lifelong resident of the city, Patty also loves how small and close-knit the community of Devils Lake is. “I love that it’s a smaller community where you know most everyone in one way or another.”

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Options to fit your needs.

Your banking needs are as unique as you are. That's why we offer a variety of options for personal and business banking.

Founded in 1902 icon

Founded in 1902

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Five Star Superior Rating by Bauer Financial

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Recognized as a Best Regional Bank

What's different about Western?

We're a refreshing alternative to big-bank attitudes, policies, and service. You'll appreciate our welcoming and convenient locations, our fast service (both online and in our banks), and our competitive rates.

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Meet our Devils Lake team.

Brett Johnston

Brett Johnston

Market President

Patty Bye

Patty Bye

Vice President/Retail Banking Manager

Julie Klundt

Julie Klundt

Personal Banker/Good Neighbor Club Director

Leah Lovin

Leah Lovin

Personal Banker

MacKenzie Schemionek

MacKenzie Schemionek

Customer Service Manager/Lil' Buckaroo Director

Kale Stromme

Kale Stromme

Business/Ag Banking Officer

Lisa Uhlenkamp

Lisa Uhlenkamp

Mortgage Loan Officer and Personal Banking Officer

"This is the type of banking relationship a business hopes to achieve with its banker. We look forward to a long-term relationship with Western State Bank."

Clinton O. Shreeve, LC Jacobson & Company

"Turning to Western State Bank was the best choice we made for our mortgage. The process was quick, always friendly, caring, and very professional."

Kim Taxdahl, Mortgage Customer, Arizona

"I have banked with Western State Bank for over 10 years and they have always exceeded my expectations! To be successful in business, I feel it is critical to have a great bank on your side. Western has always been there for me."

Rob Jordahl, President/Co-owner, Meridian Commercial Construction, Inc.