The new First State Bank experience is coming October 26

As part of our commitment to remain on the cutting edge of banking technology, First State Bank is pleased to announce an upgrade to our banking system and experience on Monday, October 26.   Read More


Can You Spot a Phishing Scam?

Every day, thousands of people fall victim to fraudulent emails, texts and calls from scammers pretending to be their bank. And in this time of expanded use of online banking, the problem is only growing worse.   Read More


First State Bank announces John Theisinger as Vice President, Commercial/Ag Lending

First State Bank welcomes John Theisinger as Vice President, Commercial/Ag Lending. Theisinger will work out of the bank?s main office at 706 Washington St., Mendota.   Read More


First State Bank Makes Donation to Flagg/Rochelle REC Center

First State Bank has announced they are donating $63,000 to the Flagg-Rochelle Community Park District?s REC Center, over a 5-year period.   Read More


We're here to help

First State Bank takes COVID-19 seriously. The well-being, health and safety of our communities, staff, and our customers are of the utmost importance.   Read More


Welcome Gehant Bank to the First State Bank family

Welcome to First State Bank! We are a locally owned community bank and our commitment remains to providing exceptional products and services to the communities we serve.   Read More


January 2020 Golden Apple Teacher Award Winner

Michaela DeLong, a preschool teacher at Holy Cross School in Mendota, has been named the First State Bank Golden Apple Teacher Award winner for January 2020.   Read More


First State Bank makes donation to Perry Memorial Hospital

First State Bank recently made a donation to the Perry Memorial Hospital Foundation in Princeton.   Read More


December 2019 Golden Apple Teacher Award Winner

Nicole Nyman, a Preschool teacher at Douglas Elementary in Princeton, was awarded the First State Bank Golden Apple Teacher Award for December 2019.   Read More