Category: 2013

Woony Foods Cuts Ribbon

Monday, December 30, 2013
Woony Foods, along with Dakotaland Federal Credit Union hosted a ribbon cutting and official grand opening of the locally owned and recently remodeled grocery store located at 719 East 7th Street in Woonsocket. City Officials and community members turned out in strong support along with the staff fr....

Light It Up Program to Help Provide Babies the Best Start

Monday, November 18, 2013
Dakotaland Federal Credit Union will launch its new Light It Up program to give back to local communities this holiday season. Starting Thanksgiving evening, over 5,000 dazzling LED lights will cover the front fa├žade of the Brookings branch and display a 10-minute long holiday light show set to musi....

Local Home Moves to Make Room

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Moving House SceneExpansion plans at Dakotaland Federal Credit Union began earlier this year with the purchase of two homes, which share the same Dakota and 14th block in Huron. The home previously owned by Roger and Amy Waldner slowly moved down Dakota Avenue with the help of Robinson House Moving and Northwestern P....

Credit Unions of the Dakotas Recognize Geyer

Friday, August 16, 2013
Geyer HeadshotBonnie Geyer of Huron was recently chosen by the Credit Union Association of the Dakotas as the Credit Union Volunteer of the Year. Bonnie currently serves as the Secretary of the Dakotaland Board of Directors. Prior to that, she served on the Supervisory Committee from March 1998 until her election....

2014 United Way Campaign Kicks Off

Thursday, May 30, 2013
United Way GroupDakotaland Federal Credit Union hosted their Annual Memberfest on Tuesday, June 4th and while credit union members enjoyed a BBQ, a collection of $800 in cash donations was raised for the local United Way.

Announcing $15,000 in Funding to Homeowners

Thursday, May 30, 2013
Federal Home Loan Back of Des Moines LogoA grant totaling $15,000 was recently awarded to Dakotaland Federal Credit Union by Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines. The grant is part of FHLB Des Moines Rural Homeownership Fund (RHF) supporting homeownership opportunities for families and individuals in rural communities.

First Karen Member Gains Citizenship

Monday, May 27, 2013
Refugee GroupAs a political refugee in a war torn country where you are forced to leave your homeland or face execution, the ever looming fear of finding safety and protection for you, your family and even your fellow countrymen wears heavy on your heart and mind. For Joe Soe, these thoughts and visions were a d....

Scholarship Winners Recognize Local Educators

Monday, May 13, 2013
Dakotaland Federal Credit Union recently honored 5 area youth with $5000 in College Scholarships for the 2013-14 school year. Each recipient completed a written application and created a project to improve their community, which was judged by a scholarship committee made up of 9 individuals. In addi....

One-Billionth Dollar Lent

Friday, May 10, 2013
Award GroupDakotaland Federal Credit Union awarded Dennis and Maureen Decker, owners of the Country Butcher Shop in Iroquois, a $500 cash award for being the credit union members to receive Dakotaland's $1 Billionth Loan Dollar. Loan Officer, Sharon Hedge lent the $1 Billionth Dollar, which was tracked over th....

Jensen Recruited as New Agent in De Smet

Monday, April 29, 2013
Jensen HeadshotDakotaland Community Insurance welcomes Blake Jensen to the DeSmet location. A South Dakota native from Bryant, Jensen has accepted an Insurance Agent position with Dakotaland and will be working under the direction of long-time agent and DeSmet resident, Dennis Helms.
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