Associated Bank is going back on offense in Minnesota after rough years

Wisconsin’s biggest bank seeks to expand its footprint in Minnesota

Article by: JENNIFER BJORHUS , Star Tribune, Updated: May 17, 2014 - 4:44 PM

The glassy new offices under construction in St. Paul are a clear sign that Associated Banc-Corp has emerged from cleanup mode.

The bank, Wisconsin’s largest with $24 billion in assets, kept a low profile in Minnesota in recent years. Forced to reshape itself after nearly capsizing in the downturn under a heavy load of construction and real estate loans gone bad, the Green Bay-based bank has rebuilt itself.

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