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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.


March, 2016

Hendricks Joins Residential Loan Team

RICE LAKE, Wis. – Sterling Bank is proud to announce the addition of Aaron Hendricks as a Loan Officer at its Rice Lake Branch. Hendricks, who was born and raised in Cumberland, joined the organization as a Credit Analyst in September of 2015. His new role will primarily be helping customers with residential lending services.


Hendricks, whose background includes work in the fields of education and forestry, brings a wide range of knowledge and experience to the Sterling Bank team. He is a graduate of Cumberland High School. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource Management at the University of Wisconsin in Madison and later completed graduate studies at the State University of New York (in Syracuse) where he researched rural economics and received a certificate in sustainable business development.

“I am excited about this new opportunity,” Hendricks said. “I’m looking forward to helping people in the communities I grew up in.”

Hendricks and his wife Danielle, have a 1 year old son. He is active in his local church, a member of the Cumberland Area Ski Trails Association and enjoys playing basketball and cross country skiing.

March, 2016

Barron Branch Remodel Nearing Completion

BARRON -- The facelift to the upper level of the Barron branch has entered its final phases. The office areas, lobby, teller lines, drive up and meeting spaces have undergone major renovations. For a quick look at some of the updates click here.

January, 2016

Damaske Retires from Sterling Bank

CHETEK-- After 18 years of dedicated service to Sterling Bank, Betty Damaske bid farewell to friends and colleagues on January 15. An open house was held at the Chetek Branch from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.. All of us at Sterling Bank wish Betty the best and thank her for the many years of service.

Employees at the Chetek branch celebrate with Betty Damaske (center in front of cake) during an Open House in honor of her retirement after 18 years of working at Sterling Bank in Chetek. Many friends, customers and community members came to wish Betty congratulations.

December, 2015

Holiday Observances Announced

CHETEK-- Sterling Bank branch offices will close at noon on Christmas Eve and be closed on Christmas Day. Bank offices will be closed on New Year's day as well. Mobile, Online and ATM services will be available for normal use during the holidays.

October, 2015

Sterling Club Winter Trip Headed to Mall of America

CHETEK-- Sterling Bank's Sterling Club will be taking a bus-trip to Mall of America for some last minute holiday shopping fun on Dec. 8, 2015.  Professional motorcoach transportation will be provided. For more information about the trip or to make a reservation call (715) 924-4817 or email Cheryl today.

September, 2015

EMV Wireless Chip Debit Cards

CHETEK, WI -- Sterling Bank's debit cards now come with EMV micro-chip technology. These chips provide enhanced security, make card transaction safer and help protect against counterfeit and fraud. During the next few months all customers with Debit Cards will be receiving an updated EMV enhanced card. 

September, 2015

Barron Branch Remodel Underway

BARRON, WI -- Work is progressing on our Barron Branch remodel. This project will provide customers with improved access and more opportunities to use facilities and technology. Our interior offices, lobby area, teller and drive through spaces, loan processing and walk-up areas are all being updated. A coffee bar, new meeting rooms and additional customer conveniences are being added to enhance the atmosphere and improve our services.  

June, 2015

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

CHETEK, WI -- A dozen local high school graduates were recently awarded 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 seven years, Sterling Bank has awarded $84,000 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.



April 21

Sterling Club Spring Event

DayTrippers Dinner Theatre (Lunch and Play Performance)

To sign up for trip or request more information - CLICK HERE   



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