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Astra Bank Announces Fourth Quarter 2015 "Shining Star" Award Winners

Jared Bauck - Thursday, January 14, 2016

Astra Bank is pleased to announce the recipients of its Employee of the Quarter “Shining Star” Award for the fourth quarter of 2015. Join us in congratulating Macey Birdsall, Tiffiny Sasser and Bryan Vonfeldt. The mission of the Shining Star program is to recognize an employee who has significantly contributed to the overall success of Astra Bank. 

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Holiday Giving: How to Become a Savvy Charitable Giver

Jared Bauck - Monday, December 21, 2015

The holiday season comes and goes (usually in relatively quick fashion) each and every year. In the hustle and bustle of making sure the gift list is taken care of and the food is ready, the true meaning of the season can become an afterthought. This article discusses giving back during the holidays as well as educational links to learn more about the true reason for the season: giving. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! 

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Astra Bank Again Recognized For Five-Star Excellence

Jared Bauck - Friday, December 11, 2015

Astra Bank is proud to again be recognized as a superior 5-Star rated bank by BAUERFINANCIAL, Inc., Coral Gables, Florida, the nation’s leading bank rating and research firm. To earn this rating Astra Bank must not only report impressive capital levels, but also an enviable loan portfolio with negligible levels of delinquent loans. 

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Astra Bank Announces Third Quarter 2015 "Shining Star" Award Winners

Jared Bauck - Monday, November 30, 2015

Astra Bank is pleased to announce the recipients of its Employee of the Quarter “Shining Star” Award for the third quarter of 2015. Join us in congratulating Nikki Pfaff, Carly Swanson and TR May. The mission of the Shining Star program is to recognize an employee who has significantly contributed to the overall success of Astra Bank. 

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Paul Kallman Retires After 46 Years With Astra Bank

Jared Bauck - Tuesday, November 24, 2015

After 46 years of helping customers reach for the stars, Paul Kallman has decided to trade in his favorite pen and adding machine in exchange for retirement. Astra Bank would like to celebrate Paul with a come and go retirement reception on Friday, December 4th from 9:00am-12:00pm at Astra Bank in Scandia. There will be refreshments and reminiscing about all of the good times Paul has experienced with Astra Bank.

Although you will get an opportunity to speak with Paul on December 4th, he provided some insight on how he got started in banking and how the industry has changed throughout the years. 

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Announcing the 2015 Christmas Open House Schedule

Jared Bauck - Monday, November 23, 2015

Astra Bank would like to thank all of their customers for making 2015 a great year. We look forward to serving you in 2016 and years to come. Astra Bank would like to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year! Cherish this time with family and loved ones, and enjoy the true reason for the season.  

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Shining Star Award Recipients Announced for 2nd Quarter 2015

Jared Bauck - Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Astra Bank is pleased to announce the recipients of its Employee of the Quarter “Shining Star” Award for the second quarter of 2015. Join us in congratulating April Lemkau, Levi Ochsner and Tess Robben. The mission of the Shining Star program is to recognize an employee who has significantly contributed to the overall success of Astra Bank.
There are several reasons why individuals are nominated (and chosen) as a recipient for the award, which ultimately are chosen by their peers. These include: 

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Astra Bank Recognized for Five-Star Excellence

Jared Bauck - Monday, June 01, 2015

Astra Bank is proud to be recognized as a superior 5-Star rated bank by BAUERFINANCIAL, Inc., Coral Gables, Florida, the nation’s leading bank rating and research firm. To earn this rating Astra Bank must not only report impressive capital levels, but also an enviable loan portfolio with negligible levels of delinquent loans. 

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Now Deposit Checks Anywhere, Anytime with Astra Bank’s Mobile Deposit

Jared Bauck - Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Mobile Deposit is Here!Soccer practice, dance lessons, school functions, trips to the grocery store (and that’s just for starters). Chances are, you’re on the go and let’s face it… your life is hectic enough without having to worry about making it to the bank before it closes. You’re probably asking, “If I can’t make it to the bank, how am I supposed to deposit money in my account?” Don’t worry, Astra Bank has you covered with our new Mobile Deposit service. 

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Show Your School Spirit with an Astra Bank Custom High School Debit Card

Jared Bauck - Thursday, April 16, 2015

“We’ve got spirit, yes we do… We’ve got spirit, how about YOU!?” Chances are you’ve heard that same cheer while watching or maybe even playing (back in the “glory days”) a high school sporting event. The rivalry, the excitement in the air and healthy competition with your big conference rivalry are what high school memories are all about. 

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