NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF A BRANCH BANK First Interstate Bank, Billings, Montana intends to apply to the Federal Reserve Board and to the Montana Division of Banking and Financial Institutions (the “Division”) for permission to establish a full-service branch at 5650 34th Avenue East, Suite 100, Fargo, North Dakota, 58104. The Federal Reserve considers a number of factors in deciding whether to approve the application including the record of performance of applicant banks in helping to meet local credit needs. You are invited to submit comments in writing on this application to the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Attention: Applications Officer, Division of Supervision, Regulation and Credit, P.O. Box 291, Minneapolis, MN 55480-0291. Comments can also be sent electronically to The comment period will not end before June 8, 2023. The Board’s procedures for processing applications may be found at 12 C.F.R. Part 262. Procedures for processing protested applications may be found at 12 C.F.R. 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 application, contact Stephanie Weber, Assistant Vice President, at (612) 204-5178. The Federal Reserve will consider your comments and any request for a public meeting or formal hearing on the application if they are received in writing by the Reserve Bank on or before the last day of the comment period. Comments to the Division regarding the application should be forwarded in writing via e-mail to Comments will also be accepted by mail addressed to the Commissioner of Banking and Financial Institutions, Department of Administration, 301 South Park, P.O. Box 200546, Helena, Montana 59620-0546. The application may be reviewed, during the comment period, at the above address by calling the commissioner’s office at (406) 841-2920 and requesting an appointment. (May 24, 2023) 226274