Best in MN 2021


Lake Area Bank & Lake Area Mortgage

Thank you for nominating us for Best Bank & Best Home Mortgage!

Lake Area Bank & Lake Area Mortgage is honored to have been nominated for BEST BANK and BEST HOME MORTGAGE in Star Tribune Reader’s Choice “Minnesota’s Best”.  Thank you to those who nominated us and recognize our contributions to our customers, our employees, and the community! 

We would appreciate your vote! Voting is quick, easy and open until May 21, 2021.  Simply follow these steps:

Vote for Lake Area Bank

  • Visit
  • Select the category SERVICES
  • Select the subcategory BANK
  • Find and select LAKE AREA BANK

Vote for Lake Area Mortgage

    • Visit
    • Select the category REAL ESTATE
    • Select the subcategory HOME MORTGAGE
    • Find and select LAKE AREA MORTGAGE

    That’s it!  Voters are able to vote for BOTH Lake Area Bank and Lake Area Mortgage using the link noted above.  Additionally, you may vote once per day until voting ends.

    Why Vote for Lake Area?

    Our core focus is to ‘make a difference in people’s lives’ and we strive to display this in a variety of ways…

    Our customers: In addition to providing trusted financial advice, we also take pride in building personal relationships with our customers. Whether you’ve been with us for a day or a decade, we value the opportunity to know you better. At Lake Area Bank, you’re not just a number, you’re #1.

    Our community: As a community bank, we are deeply rooted in our communities and strive to play an integral role in supporting opportunities in and around our branch locations. Ongoing bank efforts include financial contributions and sponsorships, encouraging employee community involvement, and hosting fundraising campaigns in support of essential services in our areas.

    Our employees: Our current pandemic has certainly confirmed what a strong and dedicated team we have. During these troubled times, they have demonstrated patience and compassion for our customers as well as unity and respect for one another.  Our staff are committed to living our corporate values and continue to be the backbone of who we are and why we have been in business for more than a hundred years. 

    Thank you for taking a moment to support Lake Area Bank and Lake Area Mortgage.  It would be our privilege to be voted BEST BANK and BEST HOME MORTGAGE!!

    Minnesota's Best Bank
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