Starion News

Starion Financial celebrates 25 years

Starion Financial has been serving Bismarck-Mandan for 25 years and is celebrating by giving back.

When Starion Financial began in Oakes, N.D., in 1969, the bank’s assets were $5 million. Upon entering the Bismarck-Mandan market in 1989, assets were $65 million. Today it is a $1 billion family-owned community bank and financial services organization with 14 branches in North Dakota and Wisconsin. Much of that growth is attributable to the Bismarck-Mandan community.

“Starion Financial has always been, and will continue to be, a community bank with decisions made locally,” says Craig Larson, president/CEO. “When my father got into banking in 1969, he did so because he wanted to be involved in a business that would give him the opportunity to help the community and people. His main priority has always been to help others be successful, whether that is helping finance a business or donating time and money to local organizations. Starion and its communities are partners, and we succeed together.”

As a way of saying thanks, Starion will host free community appreciation picnics at each of the five branch locations the last week in August:

  • Monday, Aug. 25: 109 1st Street NW, Mandan
  • Tuesday, Aug. 26: 1000 S. Washington Street, Bismarck
  • Wednesday, Aug. 27: 2900 N. Washington Street, Bismarck
  • Thursday, Aug. 28: 333 N. 4th Street, Bismarck
  • Friday, Aug. 29: 1300 Skyline Boulevard, Bismarck

During the picnics and throughout the week, residents can register at any of the branches to win prizes ranging from electronics to a VISA gift card.

In addition to the community appreciation picnics, Starion will also be offering loan and CD rate specials through September 25 and other community outreach events this fall.

Share this article on Add to Twitter Add to Facebook Add to LinkedIn

Connect with us!

Be the first to hear about rate specials, free community events and news from Starion Financial.

News Archive

Need Help?

We're here to help.

Do you need help choosing an account or applying for a loan?
Contact your Starion Personal Banker today.

Have another question? Chat with us.

Our Customer Service Team is available to chat when the “Start Chat” button appears below. Click to begin a chat. If a "Chat Closed," button appears you can leave us a message and we’ll be back to you.

Start Chat

Contact Us


- or -

Find a local branch.