BELOIT, WI / ACCESSWIRE / August 27, 2018 / Blackhawk Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQX: BHWB) reports that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend on the Company's common stock. Shareholders of record as of September 7, 2018 will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on September 21, 2018. This amounts to $0.40 per share on an annual basis and is the seventeenth consecutive quarterly dividend declared by the company.

About Blackhawk Bancorp

Blackhawk Bancorp, Inc. is headquartered in Beloit, Wisconsin and is the parent company of Blackhawk Bank, which operates eight banking centers and one commercial office in south central Wisconsin and north central Illinois, along the I-90 corridor from Elgin, Illinois to Janesville, Wisconsin. The company offers a variety of value-added consultative services to its business customers and their employees related to the financial products it provides.

Forward-Looking Statements

When used in this communication, the words "believes,""expects," and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. The company's actual results may differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. Factors which could cause such a variance to occur include, but are not limited to: heightened competition; adverse state and federal regulation; failure to obtain new or retain existing customers; ability to attract and retain key executives and personnel; changes in interest rates; unanticipated changes in industry trends; unanticipated changes in credit quality and risk factors, including general economic conditions; success in gaining regulatory approvals when required; changes in the Federal Reserve Board monetary policies; unexpected outcomes of new and existing litigation in which Blackhawk or its subsidiaries, officers, directors or employees is named defendants; technological changes; changes in accounting principles generally accepted in the United States; changes in assumptions or conditions affecting the application of "critical accounting policies"; inability to recover previously recorded losses as anticipated, and the inability of third party vendors to perform critical services for the company or its customers.

Further information is available on the Company's website at www.blackhawkbank.com.

For further information:

Blackhawk Bancorp, Inc.

Todd J. James, President & CEO

Phone: (608) 364-8911

SOURCE: Blackhawk Bancorp Inc.