Category Archives: News and Events

Karissa Wikert

Mar 08 2017

Friends Club Spotlight: Upcoming Events


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Another quarter full of new Friends Club events is quickly approaching, but we still have some great activities planned for the next two months. Take a look at what’s still available and keep an eye out for our second quarter …
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Dave Kriz

Feb 28 2017

March is Hills Bank’s Ag Month


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It’s that time of year again: our annual Hills Bank celebration of spring and agriculture, with Ag Month events all March long! Agriculture is intertwined with our history, heritage, and values, and remains an important part of our culture today. Check out the …
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Karissa Wikert

Feb 08 2017

Friends Club Spotlight: Upcoming Events


Friends Club 2017 Upcoming Events

We are looking forward to more wonderful Friends Club events and activities and invite you to take a look at what we have planned for the coming months. Simply click the title of each event to find more information and learn …
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Jay Allpress

Feb 06 2017

Beware of Tax Identity Theft


Tax Identity Theft

All taxpayers, business owners, and tax preparers should be aware of identity theft scams by people pretending to be IRS representatives through phone calls, text messages, or email communications. Tax related identity theft occurs when someone uses your Social Security …
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Katie Miller

Feb 01 2017

5 Tax Deductions You May Miss


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It’s Tax Season, getting a jumpstart on your taxes and filing before the deadline is always a great feeling. While working on this year’s taxes, make sure you don’t miss or forget these common deductions.

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Bethany Welsh

Jan 30 2017

High School Juniors – Don’t Miss This Grant Opportunity!


Hills Bank Leadership Grant

When I was in high school, I was unsure what my future would hold. I did not have a definite plan going into college, but initially thought about majoring in Pharmacy. During my senior year of high school, I was excited …
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Adam Magee

Jan 23 2017

2017 Tax Season Tips


2017 Tax Season Tips

Monday January 23rd marks the beginning of the electronic tax return filing season which will continue until April 18th. You might be thinking, “April 18th? Isn’t the deadline always April 15th?” April 15th falls on a Saturday this year, and …
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Aaron Schaefer

Jan 04 2017

The Economy and Market from Here… at Hills January 2017


The Economy and Market from Here...at Hills.

U.S. financial markets have reacted swiftly to the results of the Presidential election. Equities have reacted positively as campaign promises of fiscal stimulus and tax cuts should provide a backdrop for stronger economic growth – at least domestically. The S&P …
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Hannah Geyer

Nov 07 2016

Visiting Author Spotlight Delia Ray: Bringing History to Life


Visiting Author Delia Ray

Since its inception in 1988, the Visiting Author program has brought celebrated children’s authors into classrooms throughout Iowa City. Every year, an author is selected as the featured guest and spends a week traveling to area elementary schools, presenting about …
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Aaron Schaefer

Oct 05 2016

The Economy and Market from Here… at Hills October 2016


Economy and Market Here at Hills

BREXIT came and went with a lot of volatility.  Initially, global stock markets declined but reversed course quickly and have rallied throughout the rest of the summer.  The S&P 500 lost 5.3% following the election results, but immediately recovered and …
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