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Western State Bank in Fargo

If you’re ready for a new bank, we’re your hometown alternative. We’ve proudly served Fargo since 2007 and have remained true to our North Dakota roots since we were founded in 1902.

With Western, you get more than excellent 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 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.

Our Fargo bank is just off of 45th Street South, next to the Osgood Hornbacher's grocery store. 

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4201 45th St S Fargo, ND 58104




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


Drive up: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lobby: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
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Brady Schwartz, Retail Banking Manager

Brady is our Retail Banking Manager in Fargo. Before joining our team in March 2022, he held various roles in the financial industry.

As a West Fargo native, Brady looks forward to serving his home community. 

Brady provides leadership to Western’s Fargo Retail Banking team and forges solid partnerships with new and current customers. 

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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.

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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.

See the Western Difference

Meet our Fargo team.

Matthew M. Oachs

Matthew M. Oachs

Market President

Kim Bossert

Kim Bossert

Vice President/Mortgage and Construction Loan Officer

Brenda Holman

Brenda Holman

Vice President/Mortgage and Construction Loan Officer

Carter Justesen

Carter Justesen

Personal Banker

Chandler Mertz

Chandler Mertz

Customer Service Manager

Brady Schwartz

Brady Schwartz

Retail Banking Manager

"I am happy I moved my business checking account and treasury management services to Western over 15 years ago. They save my business money, they provide the treasury services my business needs, and the team provides excellent customer service. I appreciate and value my banking relationship with Western State Bank."

Rob Jordahl, President/Owner of Jordahl Custom Homes, Inc.

"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

"Western State Bank treats me like a customer and not like a number. You get the feeling that they actually appreciate your business."

Roddy Riggs, Arizona