Landmark Credit Union in New Berlin, Wis., is the latest tax-exempt institution to announce plans to buy a bank or thrift.

The $2 billion-asset credit union said Tuesday that it had applied with regulators to buy Hartford Saving Bank, a $194 million-asset thrift based in Hartford, Wis. Hartford Savings had lost $605,000 through mid-2012; it had recorded an aggregate loan-loss provision of $1.7 million through June 30.

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