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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…

Suspect in Gate City Bank Robbery Arrested in Ohio

Evans was on the FBI's Most Wanted List.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The man responsible for the robbery of the Gate City Bank inside the Azool Hornbacher’s in Moorhead on May 1 has been arrested. The United States Marshals Service arrested 51-year-old Robert Evans on October 18 in Marrietta, Ohio. Evans was on the FBI’s Most Wanted List for being suspected of committing crimes in several states. He is currently being…

Local Group Proving EveryBODY Can Rock the Runway

Hope Inc. hosts 8th annual fashion show

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A local organization is proving that everybody can rock the runway. Hope Inc., a group dedicated to children and adults with mobility challenges, is hosting its 8th annual fashion show. About a hundred people filled up the Horizon Middle School auditorium as 90 models from the ages of 3 to 65 strutted their stuff. Each participant received…

Gate City Bank Contributes $2.5 Million to NDSU Aldevron Tower

Aldevron Tower will be home to the College of Health Professionals

FARGO, N.D. — Gate City Bank is propelling NDSU’s Aldevron Tower project with a 2.5 million dollar investment. The bank says the contribution is unique in the fact that it’s providing the lowest interest rate ever given to a university project nationwide. The financial agreement spans over 10 years with a 1.5 fixed interest rate, which equals about 2.5 million…

West Fargo Fire Dept. Receives 57 Jet-Style Helmets

The helmets are the first of their kind in the state

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Gate City Bank donates 57 state–of–the–art, jet–style helmets to the West Fargo Fire Department. The helmets are the first of their kind to be used by firefighters in North Dakota. Each one costs about $230. West Fargo Fire Chief Dan Fuller says the helmets are not only lighter than their old ones but they will also…

Moorhead Police Identify Robbery Suspect

Police are searching for 51-year-old Robert Evans

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead police identify the suspect in a Gate City Bank robbery. They say this man, 51-year-old Robert Evans, went into the Azool Hornbacher’s, went up to the bank teller and gave the employee a note demanding money. It happened last Wednesday shortly after 5:30 pm. Evans has outstanding warrants out of West Virginia. Police don’t believe he…