WASHINGTON - The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has issued cease-and-desist orders to two Midwest banks and lifted an earlier order against a third.

Documents made public by the agency last week said that $33 million-asset Peoples Bank of Fordland (Mo.) and $25 million-asset Farmers Exchange Bank, Antlers, Okla., consented to the orders in November. Significant lending problems were cited at both banks.

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