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Dakotaland Welcomes Gary Weckwerth to Watertown Branch

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Weckwerth HeadshotDakotaland Federal Credit Union announces the newest addition to the Watertown staff with the arrival of Gary Weckwerth. Weckwerth brings a wealth of financial, multi-media and entrepreneurial experience to his new position in the Business Development and Real Estate Department. “We are thrilled to ....

Important Message from the President

Monday, December 17, 2018
As many of our members may be aware, our primary financial system experienced a unusually lengthy interruption this past Friday and Saturday. First and foremost, we apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused our membership. Secondly, let me assure you this incident was in no way related to....
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Heathcote Promoted to Watertown Branch Manager

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Heathcote HeadshotDakotaland Federal Credit Union announced the promotion of Laura Heathcote to Branch Manager of the Watertown Branch. Heathcote is a Watertown native and accepted a supervisory position with the credit union when it initially opened the location in June of this year. Laura has proven to have the rig....
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Alexis Urena Steals Hearts and Dakota Star Title

Monday, September 24, 2018
Alexis Urena Headshot“I’m really a very shy person and people are always surprised when I get up on stage and sing,” confessed our 2018 Dakota Star Talent Search Winner, Alexis Urena. This 18 year old young lady from Huron, showed no fear as she wowed the judges, along with a large State Fair crowd, and delivered an imp....
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Watertown Ribbon Cutting

Thursday, July 12, 2018
Watertown Ribbon CuttingCredit Union Staff and Board Members, along with a solid representation from across the local community turned out for the official ribbon cutting ceremony introducing the newly constructed Dakotaland Branch location on the corner of 11th and 212 in Watertown on Wednesday, July 11th, 2018.
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Become the Next Dakota Star

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Dakota Star LogoLet your voice be heard at the South Dakota State Fair! Become the next Dakota Star at the Dakota Star Talent Competition sponsored by Dakotaland Federal Credit Union. More than $2,000 in cash prizes will be awarded to Dakota Star division winners.
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Credit Union Professional Spotlight - Chad Moller

Monday, July 2, 2018
Chad Moller HeadshotChad Moller grew up in the rural community of Cherokee, Iowa, located in the northwest part of the state. The Moller family was involved in farming, but did not live on the farm, rather they lived in town. Chad says his parents have always had an influence on him, which played a key role in installi....
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Asleson Accepts Dakotaland Federal Credit Union Branch Manager Position

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Asleson HeadshotDakotaland Federal Credit Union has filled the position of Branch Manager at the DeSmet location with DeSmet native, Barb Asleson. Ms. Asleson has nearly seven years of credit union experience and is very dedicated to her hometown roots. “Barb has her members' best interest at heart and she truly ca....
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Dakotaland Federal Credit Union’s Membership Votes Langelett To Board of Directors

Thursday, April 5, 2018
Langelett HeadshotDr. George Langelett of Brookings, SD was officially voted onto the Dakotaland Federal Credit Union Board of Directors at the 83rd Annual Meeting held in Huron, South Dakota on Friday, March 24th. “We’re thrilled to have a Board Member with George’s credentials; a university economics professor with....
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8 Area Seniors Receive $8000 in Scholarships from Dakotaland Federal Credit Union

Monday, March 26, 2018
Scholarship Recipients HeadshotsHuron, South Dakota - March 21, 2018 Dakotaland Federal Credit Union recently honored 8 area youth with $8000 in College Scholarships for the 2018-19 school year. Each recipient submitted an application and an essay highlighting the positive changes they would make in their communities if given....
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