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As Coronavirus Spreads, Community Banks Watch for Fallout

From his office off U.S. Highway 136, Mike Estes has a clear view of the main strip leading into Fisher, Ill., population 1,900. The president of Fisher National Bank knows the agricultural community well, including the handful of small businesses that dot the road.

In recent days, he has worried about their fate. The state has shut down nonessential business as the coronavirus spreads.

“We’ve…