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Local business recognized by firm

Published: Saturday, April 27, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT

EFFINGHAM – Midland State Bank has earned a 5-Star rating from BauerFinancial Inc., a nationally- recognized bank rating and research company.

Bauer analyzes the nation’s more than 7,000 banks. The company compiles the information to determine the bank’s strength, including profits, assets, and cash on hand. The rating is for the quarter ending Dec. 31.

Midland State Bank operates several branches in the Sauk Valley area.

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