Many residents and patrons of the State Bank of Belle Plaine came out to wish Paul and Bill Gatz a happy retirement Friday afternoon, Nov. 9.

Paul retired as President and Bill as Vice President of the State Bank of Belle Plaine.

The State Bank of Belle Plaine, which has been an institution in Belle Plaine for 137 years was acquired by St. Peter-based Bancommunity Service Corporation, the parent company of First National Bank Minnesota.

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