Established in 1897, The Valley State Bank is a locally owned institution. Located in Belle Plaine, Kan., the bank caters to its customers from three branches operating in the Sumner and Sedgwick counties. It offers various financial services, such as commercial loans, real estate and home mortgages, consumer credit, Negotiable Order of Withdrawal (NOW) accounts, visa check cards, financial calculators, etc. The bank is a recipient of the 5-Star Superior rating from BauerFinancial Inc. In addition, the financial entity received the special recognition of Blue Ribbon Bank from Veribanc Inc., a banking analysis firm. The Valley State Bank is a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and is an Equal Housing Lender.