Category Archives: News and Events

Adam Magee

Jan 29 2018

2018 Tax Season Tips


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Monday, January 29th marks the beginning of the electronic tax return filing season which will continue until April 17th. This means taxpayers will have an additional two days to file taxes beyond the typical April 15th deadline.

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Bethany Welsh

Jan 22 2018

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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Aaron Schaefer

Jan 08 2018

The Economy and Market from Here… at Hills January 2018


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

Global stock markets continued to tack on gains as a result of positive earnings reports and economic data that has surprised to the upside.  Recent economic reports saw consumer sentiment edge higher, existing home sales rise despite expectations, and initial …
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Chris Lewis

Jan 03 2018

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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Molly Brown

Nov 28 2017

#GivingTuesday


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Today is #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. It’s a celebration of finding a way for your family, community, company, or organization to come together and give to those less fortunate. It also highlights giving on the heels of …
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Aaron Schaefer

Oct 04 2017

The Economy and Market from Here…at Hills October 2017


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

Domestic and International markets continued to gain ground despite a tumultuous quarter. Growing tensions with North Korea and two severe hurricanes that made landfall in Texas, the Caribbean, and Florida were not enough to keep markets from eclipsing record highs. …
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Nicole Slaubaugh

Sep 21 2017

Hills Bank Employees Donate to American Red Cross


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In a recent fund drive for disaster relief to support victims of recent hurricanes and wildfires, Hills Bank employees donated $7,121 to the American Red Cross. Their donation was matched by Hills Bank. On Thursday, September 21, a $14,242 check …
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Katie Miller

Sep 13 2017

Lemon Boss Hall of Fame 2017


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Congratulations to all the Lemon Bosses who worked hard this summer on their businesses, and a very special thank you to all the Lemon Bosses who completed their income statements. These young entrepreneurs collectively sold 1,729 cups of lemonade and …
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Dave Kriz

Sep 11 2017

Youth Salute 2017 Recap


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As a part of our involvement in youth and leadership, Hills Bank sponsored the Youth Salute Leadership Awards for the 23rd year on September 10th. The purpose of this program is to recognize high school seniors for academic excellence, leadership, …
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Janelle Johnson

Aug 14 2017

Hills Bank Business Academy: Financing the Beginning Farmer Seminar Wrap-Up


Part of making the decision to take over a farming operation is developing your team. On Tuesday, August 8, 2017 over 90 attendees circled around tables to harvest information from a variety of speakers. Speakers shared information with young or beginning …
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