Bank of the West shutters 4 branches in Minnesota

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Bank of the West has closed its Inver Grove Heights, Lino Lakes, Moorhead and Greenwald branches, the Business Journal reports.

That leaves the San Francisco-based bank with 24 branches in Minnesota.

"These changes allow Bank of the West to continue to serve our customers in the community through our four branch locations in the Minneapolis area without compromising our commitment to quality service," spokesman Jim Cole said in a statement to the Journal.

It's unclear how many jobs were eliminated because of the bank closures.

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