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Our Sterling Club plans several trips and activities each year. For more information about these events visit our Sterling Club page or call Cheryl at (715) 924-4817.


February, 2017

2017 Sterling Club Events Announced

Make plans now to be part of our Sterling Club trips for 2017. These events are offered to Sterling Club members first - then opened up to the general public if any additional seats are available. For more information about the Sterling Club or any of the upcoming events contact Cheryl at (715) 924-4817.


February, 2017

Reminder About Contributions to HSA and IRA Accounts

As Tax Season roles around here is an important reminder for customers. April 18, 2017 is the last day to make prior year contributions for HSA’s and IRA’s. If you have questions please contact your local branch location 

November, 2016

2017 Bank Calendars Now Available

The Sterling Bank 2017 Calendar is now available at all of our branch locations. This year the calendar features images submitted by our customers and employees. These calendars are provided free of charge while supplies last. Thank you to all who submitted photos for consideration. We hope you enjoy the calendar and have a wonderful 2017!

November, 2016

Holiday Events and Bank Hours

As the holiday season unfolds take note of some of the events happening at our branches. Also, please be aware of special bank hours that may be affected by holiday observances.

Holiday Events

12.1.16 - Open House/Main Street Parade - Rice Lake branch

12.16.16 - Open House - Barron and Chetek branches

Luck branch will be celebrating throughout the month of December with cookies and coffee in its lobby


Holiday Observances

11.24.16 - Thanksgiving Day (Bank Closed)

12.24.16 - Christmas Eve (Normal Drive Thru and Walk-Up Hours)

12.26.16 - Christmas Day Holiday Observed (Bank Closed)

12.31.16 - New Year's Eve (Bank Closed)

1.2.17 - New Year's Day Holiday Observed (Bank Closed)


August, 2016

Get Your Photos in the  2017 Sterling Bank Calendar

CHETEK, Wis. -- Sterling Bank is looking for original, previously unpublished, non-commercially licensed photographs to print in our annual FREE Sterling Bank calendar for 2017. See the guidelines below.

  • A Photo Release Form MUST be submitted with all images. (click to download)

  • Pictures of anything that represents the greater community to you are welcomed (events, locations, things, scenic landscapes, wildlife, Spring, Fall, Summer and Winter scenes…) Creative images/content encouraged.

  • Images should be JPG, PDF, EPS, TIF or PNG format and shot in high resolution. Please do not edit or alter images.

  • HOW TO SUBMIT: Drop off a CD/DVD at your local branch or e-mail to photos@sterlingbank.ws. Please include your name and contact information.

  • EXTENDED DEADLINE: Please submit by Friday, October 7, 2016 to be considered for publication.

July, 2016

Sterling Bank Awards $12,000 in Scholarships to Area Students

CHETEK, Wis. --  A dozen local high school graduates have been chosen for a $1,000 scholarship from Sterling Bank. The scholarships are intended to help students pay for their pursuit of a college education. Three students each from Luck, Barron, Rice Lake and Chetek\Weyerhaeuser High Schools were selected. During the past eight years, Sterling Bank has awarded $96,000 in scholarships to eight dozen area students. Scholarships are awarded based on an applicant’s demonstration of leadership, good judgment, work ethic and character. Also considered is participation in scholastic and/or athletic endeavors, volunteer activities, pursuit of academic excellence and a desire to better the community.

This years winners from Luck High School were John Dikkers, Jordan Jones and Alaura Lemieux. Dikkers will attend Bethel University in St. Paul, MN. Jones will enroll at UW-Green Bay and start working toward a degree in Psychology (he plans to become a school counselor). Lemieux will pursue degrees in Biology and Theatre at Ripon College in Ripon, WI.

Haley Hong-Johnson, Kaylee Ann Garland and Benjamin Luke Hanson are the winners from Chetek-Weyerhaeuser High School. Hong-Johnson will attend UW-Green Bay to major in Communications. Garland will puruse Pre-Med at UW-Madison. Hanson is enrolling in a Pre-Med program at the University of Iowa.

Winners from Rice Lake High School are McKenzie Lynn Orr, Megan Elizabeth Fell and Cecily Jo Lindner. Orr will attend UW-La Crosse to study Exercise Science. Fell selected Winona State University (Winona, MN) to study Nursing. Lindner plans to major in Kinesiology at the University of Minnesota.

Scholarship winners from Barron are Sarah Prill, Quincy Stephens and Ethan Weaver. Prill will attend Viterbo University to study Dietetics. Stephens chose UW-Stevens Point to pursue a career in Fishery and Aquatic Sciences. Weaver will begin his college experience by enrolling at UW-Eau Claire. He intends to eventually attend Law School as well.





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