Ailing Liberty Bank in West Des Moines, Iowa, is selling three more of its branches in its home state as part of an ongoing quest to trim overhead and bolster its capital levels.

Heartland Financial USA (HTLF), a multi-bank holding company based in Dubuque, Iowa, announced Friday that it is buying three branches from Liberty in and around its home town and will combine the branches with those of its lead bank, Dubuque Bank & Trust.

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