The Murray State Bank was chartered with the State of Nebraska on September 1, 1900 by R. E. Finney, E. Finney, and E.B. Finney. W. G. Boedeker purchased and managed the bank from 1920 to 1953. Following his death the bank was taken over by his son, Charles. Since 1974 the bank has been owned by Swedlund Management Company with its principal being Larry Swedlund. The bank prides itself in being steeped in history and tradition, while constantly keeping current with changing times and technology. It was one of the first banks in the county to become totally computerized. It was also one of the first banks in the county to offer the electronic process of check imaging.
We are locally owned and all banking decisions are made here. We are large enough to give you the personal service you deserve. We offer a wide variety of products and services that can accommodate all of your financial needs today and in the future. Our friendly and helpful staff is dedicated to you and we continually strive to meet and exceed the expectations of the customers we serve.
The symbol of the Murray State Bank is the torch with the MSB in the flames. The motto is “ Murray State Bank, lighting your way to the future”. While modernization and the future are always on our minds, it is our customer relations and personal service that makes the Murray State Bank stand out. In addition to standard banking services, customers’ needs are also taken care of through the offering of numerous other services. These services include fast loan approval, insurance needs, investments, and inquiries re including fast loan approval in the areas of line-of-credit loans, agricultural loans, home equity loans, ATM machines, debit cards, insurance needs, and investments.
The Murray State Bank goes beyond services and banking products to include being an active presence in the community and surrounding area. As we continue to grow and advance with technology, we encourage you to stop in and visit our talented group of bankers who are committed to delivering the utmost in personal quality service.