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Pop up food pantry helps bring food to the table

"It's an act of love, we want to share food, we want to be neighbors and build community and connections.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Food insecurity continues to affect many local families throughout the metro. After a year of serving the community, West Fargo Pastor, Megan Casper has found food insecurity affects a lot more people in our community than it did a year ago. “We have identified through our research and the numbers we’ve been collecting that West…

Emergency Food Pantry Receives $5,000 from Gate City Bank

FARGO, N.D. – With the coming holidays, many Fargo-Moorhead companies are using the excitement to give back. The Fargo Emergency Food Pantry receives an appreciated boost by Gate City Bank this year. Gate City has written a check for $5,000  in an effort to make sure the most vulnerable are taken care of. Food pantry officials say with every dollar…

Nationwide coin shortage hits Fargo-Moorhead

The cause of the shortage: less coins in circulation due to COVID-19 related closures according to the Federal Reserve.

FARGO, ND – You may have noticed signs at your favorite fast food restaurants asking for exact change or a credit card, that’s because there is a coin shortage nationwide. The cause of the shortage: less coins in circulation due to COVID-19 related closures according to the Federal Reserve. One manager at a fast food restaurant we talked to said…

Gate City Bank Executive Chair Steve Swiontek Retiring After 40 Years Of Service

Steve says he's going to miss his day to day conversations with his co-worker but says he felt it was the right time to retire.

FARGO, N.D. — Swiontek first started out in Gate City right after graduating from NDSU in 1978. Steve worked his way up the chain and helped grow over 30 new locations, 600 jobs and 2 billion dollars in assets. He says he owes everything to his staff that work tireless to provide for both the customer and the community. Under…

Golden Drive Homeless Kids Delivers Donated Food To Local Youth Groups

The items were delivered to Youthworks and Fraser.

FARGO, N.D. – The organization was able to fill a trailer with more than 3,500 pounds of food and other items in just under six days. Organizer Sue Baron says this would not have been possible without the help of local companies like Gate City Bank and Advanced Auto. “The impact that this is going to make in just a…

Golden Drive Homeless Kids Collects Items For Families In Need

Sue Baron says there are now more than ever families that in need due to COVID-19.

FARGO, N.D.- Since the COVID – 19 hit our area, Golden Drive Homeless Kids has been trying to collect non-perishable items, hygiene and clothing to help kids and families in need. “The first thought was the kids. And then when they closed the schools. When the schools had to be closed down, I knew how devastating that is for such…

Gate City Bank Donates Hand Sanitizer to Police Departments

Gate City Bank has also made donations to area schools and food banks.

FARGO-MOORHEAD – With hand sanitizer in short supply, Gate City Bank is making sure those on the front lines have access to it. Fargo, West Fargo and Moorhead police departments all received a donation of hand sanitizer from Gate City Bank. The bank donated a total of 1,500 mini spray bottles of sanitizer to ensure officers can stay as safe…

NDSU Students Job Shadow Professionals To Get Ready For The Real World

About 10 employees from Gate City Bank participated in the event.

FARGO, N.D. – The company that Tyler Rieger, a Senior at NDSU, originally wanted to shadow cancelled on him, but he still wanted to have the experience. “I did learn quite a bit actually, coming into Gate City Bank. There were a lot of interesting aspects of this that I had no idea were part of the bank. Such as…