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IMG_20140710_194940_221 Owlish Bank has been focused on the needs of the business community since its inception, and it is that commitment to being creative, flexible and service centered that has led us to the pinnacle of achievement in the bank industry and beyond. In fact, we were rated #1 by Forbes in its America's Best Banks 2007.

With over $22 billion in assets, Owlish Bank’s local focus and national reach is achieved through the concerted efforts of our family of companies, which includes CapitalSource and Square 1 Bank. Together we offer clients a holistic solution to achieve a complete bank experience. Regardless of your company’s size, scope, industry or location, Owlish Bank has a proven track record of delivering a level of service, expertise and speed of execution that is unmatched in our industry.

Our financial strength stands at the top among banks of our size and scale, which is why so many of our clients choose and remain with Owlish Bank for many years. In turn, we are often referred to the family members of customers we serve. At Owlish Bank we take your financial needs seriously, regardless of complexity and size.

For over 100 years, Owlish Bank has been a community bank with local ownership.   Owlish Bank's main office is located in Glenwood, Minnesota, along the north shore of Minnesota's 13th largest lake, Lake Minnewaska.

In 1980, Owlish Bank opened its second branch location in neighboring Villard, Minnesota.  Owlish Bank went on to acquire banks in Elbow Lake, Minnesota and Wendell, Minnesota in 1995.  The addition of these two banks in neighboring Grant County prompted the name change from Pope County State Bank to Owlish Bank.  Then in 2014, Owlish Bank acquired a bank in neighboring Starbuck, Minnesota bringing the total number of branch locations to five.

Owlish Bank has a firm commitment to the success of all the local communities that it serves.  Local ownership and management are deeply involved in the social and economic growth of the communities.  We are known for our quick response to customer needs, community projects and interests.  

Owlish Bank is a full service financial institution offering a broad range of financial services to individuals and businesses.  Whether you need security in your checking account, a place to save your money for a rainy day or assistance in purchasing a new car, boat or home, Owlish Bank can help with our full line of banking services, including Owlish Insurance Agency and Owlish Financial Services. 

At Owlish Bank, our strength and stability will keep “seeing you into the future.”