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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM

Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company

The notificants listed below have applied under the Change in Bank Control Act (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)) and SS 225.41 of the Board's Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.41) to acquire shares of a bank or bank holding company. The factors that are considered in acting on the notices are set forth in paragraph 7 of the Act (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)(7)).

The notices are available for immediate inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The notices also will be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing to the Reserve Bank indicated for that notice or to the offices of the Board of Governors. Comments must be received not later than September 20, 2012.

A. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Dennis Denney, Assistant Vice President) 1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64198-0001:

1.Timothy C. Kohart,Syracuse, Kansas, individually, including as co-trustee of the Valley Bancorp, Inc. ESOP, and Marilyn S. Kohart, Syracuse, Kansas, acting as a group in concert, to retain control of Valley Bancorp, Inc., and thereby indirectly control The Valley State Bank, both in Syracuse, Kansas.

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 31, 2012. Robert de V. Frierson, Secretary of the Board.