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A mix of increased competition and regulations are contributing to a decades-long trend of fewer small banks across the country.

That trend was exemplified by Choice Financial Group’s recent acquisition of Great Plains National Bank, based in Belfield, N.D. That was followed by Alerus Financial’s announcement that it was acquiring Twin Cities-based Private Bank Minnesota.


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John Hageman
John Hageman covers local business and Grand Forks' legislative delegation. Get more business news at 
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