The merger of Muncie, Ind.-based MutualFirst and Bloomfield, Ind.-based Universal would create an institution with $2 billion in assets and a network of 40 locations. Read more
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Luke Bernstein joined Orrstown Bank as senior vice president/director of Orrstown Financial Advisors and corporate communications officer.Read more
Ewing, president of Jasper-based German American Bank, was elected 2018 chairman at the IBA convention in French Lick, Ind.Read more
First State Bank of Eastpoint, Mich., was faced with some tough decisions in 2007, but the bank's conservative balance sheet and customer loyalty helped the bank make it to 100 years.Read more
Fifth Third Insurance is acquiring Epic Insurance Solutions, Louisville, Ky., and consulting firm Integrity HR, which Epic earlier agreed to buy.Read more
Gladstone, Mich.-based First Bancshares will merge Northern Michigan Bank and Trust into First Bank Upper Michigan by the end of the year.Read more