Who We Are

When it Matters

We are committed to create the best customer experience, serve our communities and enrich lives through extraordinary service from extraordinary people.

Who We Are

Extraordinary Matters

Together, we aspire to help each individual, each family and each business achieve their dreams.

Together, we build lasting relationships that enrich lives through extraordinary service from extraordinary people.

Our Values

Service

We help to assure that the communities we serve remain extraordinary places to work and live by investing our time, resources and energy into one individual, one family and one business at a time.

History

45 Years + & Counting

1975

Kirkwood Bank & Trust was chartered by the North Dakota Department of Banking and Financial Institutions as the Bank of Kirkwood Plaza.

1981

Bank of Kirkwood Plaza was sold to a Fargo banker and renamed Dakota Bank & Trust Company.

1987

The current owners purchased the bank and renamed it Kirkwood Bank & Trust.

1996

Kirkwood Bank & Trust expands to a new market in Dickinson, ND.

2001

Kirkwood Bank & Trust broke ground on their new headquarters located at 2911 North 14th Street, Bismarck ND.

Present

We have 4 locations with 50+ Team Members. We remain committed to ensuring the communities we serve remain extraordinary places to work and live.

Recent Resources

Trust 101
Sep, 1, 2021

Trust 101

What is a trust?  Per the Webster’s Dictionary, a trust is “a property interest held by one person for the benefit of another”.  Commonly referred to as a “trust fund”, Webster’s Dictionary indicates the first year of known use for this term was 1738.  Trusts have been around for a very long time! A few… Continue reading Trust 101

Elder Abuse and Signs to Watch for to Protect Loved Ones
Sep, 2, 2021

Elder Abuse and Signs to Watch for to Protect Loved Ones

The biggest change in the financial world in recent years has been the advancement of technology.  Today, information is readily accessible in seconds and always just a few keystrokes away.  Unfortunately, with this advancement also comes the widespread problem of scams and financial fraud. Elder financial abuse is a type of elder abuse in which misappropriation of… Continue reading Elder Abuse and Signs to Watch for to Protect Loved Ones

Does Your Trust and Will Accomplish What You Want?
Aug, 1, 2021

Does Your Trust and Will Accomplish What You Want?

Do you have a will and a complete estate plan? If you do, will it accomplish what you intended it to? If you do not have an estate plan, learn more about the peace of mind that comes from knowing that the goals and desires for your family’s financial future are in place by visiting… Continue reading Does Your Trust and Will Accomplish What You Want?