Notice of Change in Control of a Bank Holding Company

March 28, 2013


Tina Pogatchnik-Rabe, individually and as trustee for the Bruce Pogatchnik Family Trust and the D.A. Pogatchnik Family Trust, all of Hinckley, Minnesota, intend to apply to the Federal Reserve Board for permission to retain 25 percent or more of the shares and thereby control of Finlayson Bancshares, Inc., Finlayson, Minnesota. Finlayson Bancshares, Inc. controls Northview Bank, Sandstone, Minnesota and First Independent Bank, Russell, Minnesota. In addition, the Bruce Pogatchnik Family Trust, D.A. Pogatchnik Family Trust, and Dean L. Pogatchnik Grandchildren’s Trust, Finlayson, Minnesota (Bruce Alan Pogatchnik; trustee), intend to apply to remain members of the Pogatchnik Family Shareholder Group which controls 25 percent or more of the shares and thereby control of Finlayson Bancshares, Inc. The Federal Reserve considers a number of factors in deciding whether to approve the notice.

You are invited to submit comments in writing on this notice to the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, P.O. Box 291, Minneapolis, MN 55480-0291. The comment period will not end before April 18, 2013, and may be somewhat longer. The Board’s procedures for processing applications may be found at 12 C.F.R. Part 262.25. To obtain a copy of the Federal Reserve Board’s procedures, or if you need more information about how to submit your comments on the notice, contact Jacqueline G. King, Community Affairs Officer, at (612) 204-5470. The Federal Reserve will consider your comments and any request for a public meeting or formal hearing on the notice if they are received in writing by the Reserve Bank on or before the last day of the comment period.