Actions taken by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago under delegated authority

Bank Branches, Domestic
Wintrust Bank, Chicago, Illinois -- to establish a branch at 811 Fulton Market, Chicago.
- Approved, October 15, 2018
First Farmers Bank & Trust, Converse, Indiana -- to establish branches at 2359 State Road 46/40, Terre Haute, and at 2049 Veterans Memorial Parkway, Lafayette.
- Approved, September 21, 2018
Lake City Bank, Warsaw, Indiana -- to establish a branch at 101 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis.
- Approved, September 21, 2018
Wintrust Bank, Chicago, Illinois -- to establish a branch at 3354 W. 26th Street, Chicago.
- Approved, September 14, 2018
DeMotte State Bank, DeMotte, Indiana -- to establish a branch at 125 South Bierma Street, Wheatfield.
- Approved, September 10, 2018
Grundy Bank, Morris, Illinois -- to establish a branch at 444 Bedford Road, Morris.
- Approved, September 7, 2018
1st Source Bank, South Bend, Indiana -- to establish a branch at 1700 Mishawaka Avenue, South Bend.
- Approved, July 16, 2018
Cedar Rapids Bank and Trust Company, Cedar Rapids, Iowa -- to establish a branch at 3406 F Avenue NW, Cedar Rapids.
- Approved, June 22, 2018
Community First Bank, Boscobel, Wisconsin -- to establish a branch at 325 Lincoln Ave., Fennimore.
- Approved, June 8, 2018
Central State Bank, Elkader, Iowa -- to establish a branch at 805 22nd Avenue, Coralville, Iowa.
- Approved, May 25, 2018
Town Bank, Hartland, Wisconsin -- to establish a branch at 1442 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee.
- Approved, May 4, 2018
Isabella Bank, Mount Pleasant, Michigan -- to establish a branch at 203 E. Genesee Avenue, Saginaw.
- Approved, April 26, 2018
Town Bank, Hartland, Wisconsin -- to establish a branch at 401 East Kilbourn, Milwaukee.
- Approved, April 2, 2018
Wintrust Bank, Chicago, Illinois -- to establish branches at 901 Grove Street and 1740 Sherman Avenue, both in Evanston (two applications).
- Approved, April 2, 2018
Wintrust Bank, Chicago, Illinois -- to establish a branch at 3620 North Clark Street, Chicago.
- Approved, February 23, 2018
Town Bank, Hartland, Wisconsin -- to establish a branch at 1100 West Wells Street, Milwaukee.
- Approved, January 25, 2018
Bank Holding Companies
West Town Bancorp, Inc., Raleigh, North Carolina -- to continue to engage in extending insurance coverage and brokerage service.
- Withdrawn, September 28, 2018
First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc., Mattoon, Illinois -- to acquire SCB Bancorp, Inc., Decatur, and thereby indirectly acquire Soy Capital Bank and Trust Company.
- Approved, September 11, 2018
Hometown Bancorp, Ltd., Fond du Lac, Wisconsin -- to acquire United Community Bank, Poynette.
- Approved, August 16, 2018
American Heartland Bancshares, Inc., Sugar Grove, Illinois -- to acquire Community Holdings Corporation, Palos Hills, and thereby indirectly acquire First Secure Bank and Trust Company.
- Approved, August 10, 2018
First Midwest Bancorp, Inc., Chicago, Illinois -- to acquire Northern States Financial Corporation, Waukegan, and thereby indirectly acquire NorStates Bank; and for First Midwest Bank, Chicago, to merge with NorStates Bank and thereby establish branches.
- Approved, August 10, 2018
Wintrust Financial Corporation, Rosemont, Illinois -- to merge with Chicago Shore Corporation, Chicago, and for Wintrust Bank to merge with Delaware Place Bank and thereby acquire a branch.
- Approved, July 2, 2018
CBC Financial, Inc., Westmont, Illinois -- to become a bank holding company by acquiring Citizens Bank of Chatsworth, Chatsworth.
- Approved, June 15, 2018
Westbury Bancorp, Inc., West Bend, Wisconsin -- to become a bank holding company following the conversion of its subsidiary bank, Westbury Bank, West Bend, from a federal savings bank to a state-chartered commercial bank.
- Approved, June 14, 2018
QCR Holdings, Inc., Moline, Illinois -- to acquire Springfield Bancshares, Inc., Springfield, Missouri, and thereby indirectly acquire Springfield First Community Bank.
- Approved, June 6, 2018
Bosshard Financial Group, Inc., La Crosse, Wisconsin -- to merge with Oregon Bancorp, Inc., La Crosse; and for Oregon Community Bank, Oregon, to merge with Grand Marsh State Bank, Grand Marsh, and thereby establish branches.
- Approved, May 16, 2018
Heartland Financial USA, Inc., Dubuque, Iowa -- to merge with First Bank Lubbock Bancshares, Inc., Lubbock, Texas, and thereby indirectly acquire First Bank & Trust Company.
- Approved, May 3, 2018
Minier Financial, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan w/401(k) Provisions, Minier, Illinois -- to acquire additional shares of Minier Financial, Inc., Minier, and thereby increase its indirect ownership of First Farmers State Bank.
- Approved, April 18, 2018
Van Financial Corporation, Breda, Iowa -- to continue to engage in extending credit and servicing loans.
- Approved, April 11, 2018
Rock Rivers Bancorp, Rock Rapids, Iowa -- to become a bank holding company following the conversion of its subsidiary bank, Frontier Bank, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, from a federal savings association to a state-chartered bank.
- Withdrawn, April 9, 2018
Chebelle Corporation, Belle Plaine, Iowa -- to acquire Victor State Bank, Victor.
- Approved, April 4, 2018
First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc., Mattoon, Illinois -- to acquire First BancTrust Corporation, Champaign, and thereby indirectly acquire First Bank & Trust IL, Paris.
- Approved, March 2, 2018
Emmetsburg Bank Shares, Inc., Emmetsburg, Iowa -- to acquire Panora State Bank, Panora.
- Approved, February 13, 2018
Independent Bank Corporation, Grand Rapids, Michigan -- to merge with TCSB Bancorp, Inc., Traverse City, and for Independent Bank, Grand Rapids, to merge with Traverse City State Bank, Traverse City, and thereby establish branches.
- Approved, February 8, 2018
Westbury Bancorp, Inc., West Bend, Wisconsin -- to become a bank holding company on the conversion of its subsidiary bank, Westbury Bank, West Bend, from a federal savings bank to a state-chartered bank.
- Withdrawn, February 7, 2018
Farmington Bancorp, Inc., Farmington, Illinois -- to acquire Laura State Bank, Williamsfield.
- Approved, February 1, 2018
Bank Mergers
Northbrook Bank & Trust Company, Northbrook, Illinois -- to purchase certain assets and assume certain liabilities of American Enterprise Bank, Buffalo Grove.
- Approved, October 10, 2018
Midwest Bank, Monmouth, Illinois -- to merge with Andalusia Community Bank, Andalusia, and thereby establish branches.
- Approved, August 9, 2018
Bank Premises
Hendricks County Bank and Trust Company, Brownsburg, Indiana -- to exceed the limit on investment in bank premises.
- Approved, February 15, 2018
Change In Bank Control
NBE Bancshares, Inc., Earlville, Illinois -- to retain control of NBE Bancshares, Inc., and its subsidiary, Pioneer State Bank, Earlville.
- Permitted, August 22, 2018
Westbury Bancorp, Inc., West Bend, Wisconsin -- to retain control of Westbury Bancorp, Inc., and its subsidiary, Westbury Bank, West Bend.
- Permitted, June 25, 2018
Liberty Bancorporation, Durant, Iowa -- change in bank control of Liberty Bancorporation and its subsidiary, Liberty Trust and Savings Bank, Durant.
- Permitted, June 22, 2018
Arbor Bancorp, Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan -- change in bank control of Arbor Bancorp, Inc., and its subsidiary, Bank of Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor.
- Permitted, June 21, 2018
Dunlap Iowa Holding Co., Dunlap, Iowa -- to retain control of Dunlap Iowa Holding Co. and its subsidiary, Community Bank, Dunlap.
- Permitted, June 8, 2018
Extensions Of Time
First Midwest Bancorp, Inc., Chicago, Illinois -- extension to November 10, 2018, to acquire Northern States Financial Corporation, Waukegan, and thereby indirectly acquire NorStates Bank; and for First Midwest Bank, Chicago, to merge with NorStates Bank and thereby establish branches.
- Granted, October 19, 2018
Minier Financial, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan w/401(k) Provisions, Minier, Illinois -- extension to January 18, 2019, to acquire shares of Minier Financial, Inc., Minier, and thereby increase its indirect ownership of First Farmers State Bank.
- Granted, October 17, 2018
Primebank, Le Mars, Iowa -- extension to November 3, 2018, to establish a branch at 2700 Hamilton Boulevard, Sioux City.
- Granted, July 24, 2018
Minier Financial, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan w/401(k) Provisions, Minier, Illinois -- extension to October 18, 2018, to acquire shares of Minier Financial, Inc., Minier, and thereby indirectly increase its ownership of First Farmers State Bank.
- Granted, July 13, 2018
Bosshard Financial Group, Inc., La Crosse, Wisconsin -- extension to September 15, 2018, to merge with Oregon Bancorp, Inc., La Crosse; and for Oregon Community Bank, Oregon, to merge with Grand Marsh State Bank, Grand Marsh, and retain the acquired facilities as branches.
- Granted, June 13, 2018
The Farmers and Mechanics Bank, Galesburg, Illinois -- extension to September 5, 2018, to establish a branch at the corner of Knox Square Drive and Veterans Drive, Galesburg.
- Granted, May 3, 2018
Primebank, Le Mars, Iowa -- extension to August 3, 2018, to establish a branch at 2700 Hamilton Boulevard, Sioux City.
- Granted, March 27, 2018
Minier Financial, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan w/ 401(k) Provisions, Minier, Illinois -- extension to April 20, 2018, to acquire additional shares of Minier Financial, Inc., Minier, and thereby increase its indirect ownership of First Farmers State Bank.
- Granted, January 12, 2018
Banks, Foreign
HSBC Private Bank International, Miami, Florida -- to extend its corporate existence as an Edge corporation for 20 years, pursuant to section 25A of the Federal Reserve Act.
- Approved, September 14, 2018
Membership
Springfield First Community Bank, Springfield, Missouri -- to become a member of the Federal Reserve System.
- Approved, October 24, 2018
West Michigan Community Bank, Hudsonville, Michigan -- to become a member of the Federal Reserve System.
- Approved, September 28, 2018
Northstar Bank, Bad Axe, Michigan -- to become a member of the Federal Reserve System.
- Approved, September 6, 2018
Financial Holding Companies
West Town Bancorp, Inc., Raleigh, North Carolina -- election to become a financial holding company.
- Effective, October 19, 2018
Resource Bancshares, Inc., DeKalb, Illinois -- election to become a financial holding company.
- Effective, October 2, 2018
Savings and Loan Holding Companies
1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin, MHC, Greenfield, Wisconsin -- to become a mutual savings and loan holding company and for 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin, Inc., Greenfield, to become a stock savings and loan holding company that will control a new savings association, PyraMax Bank, FSB.
- Approved, October 17, 2018
McHenry Bancorp, Inc., McHenry, Illinois -- to engage de novo in purchasing and servicing loans and in holding and managing improved real estate.
- Approved, September 7, 2018

Last Update: November 8, 2018