Readers of The Forum in Fargo have again voted Bell Bank the area’s best bank, best customer service and best large workplace.

Every year, readers vote for their favorite things in a variety of categories for a publication called Best of the Red River Valley. Bell took first place in 3 categories this year and has been among the top vote-getter’s in all 11 years the contest has been held.

Bell evolved from a small bank in north Fargo into the largest independently owned bank in the Midwest.