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Dwight Seegmiller

May 05 2014

Hills Helps with Herky on Parade 2


Hills Bank Herky on Parade Herky of the Corn collage

Hills Bank is excited to unveil our statue, Herky of the Corn, to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of Herky on Parade. We chose Herky of the Corn because Hills Bank and Trust Company has been involved with agriculture and farm …
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Josh Holst

Apr 17 2014

Heartbleed Bug Vulnerability


Heartbleed Bug Vulnerability

You may have heard recent news reports about the “Heartbleed” bug vulnerability which is a programming flaw in Open SSL encrypted websites used to secure private information online. This flaw potentially allows fraudsters to access usernames and passwords which may …
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Aaron Schaefer

Apr 16 2014

April’s Economy and Market from Here…at Hills


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

Volatility returned to the market during the first quarter. The S&P 500 declined 5.76% between January 15 and February 3, marking the first notable correction since June of last year. Profit taking and disappointing reports from the emerging markets were …
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Jay Allpress

Mar 05 2014

Microsoft Discontinues Support of Windows XP and Office 2003


Windows XP

Effective April 8, 2014, Microsoft will discontinue support of Windows XP and Office 2003. If your organization has not started the migration to a newer version you will want to soon. To ensure you remain on supported versions of Windows …
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Dwight Seegmiller

Mar 03 2014

Thankful for You Since 1904


Thankful for you since 1904.

It’s with great enthusiasm that we celebrate our 110th anniversary. Built from humble beginnings, we have pursued growth and new technologies to better meet the needs of our loyal customers. 1904 to the present has been filled with insightful visionaries, …
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Jay Allpress

Jan 21 2014

Credit Monitoring is Good, But It Must Be Combined With Diligent Account Monitoring


Credit Monitoring and Account Monitoring are Important for Customer Protection.

Since Target has confirmed a data breach at their store locations last month, there has been a lot of discussion about fraud and identity theft. What happened at Target stores during November 27 – December 15 is known as existing …
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Dwight Seegmiller

Jan 03 2014

Welcome to Hills Helps


Welcome to Hills Helps.

As we ring in 2014, we want to thank you for choosing Hills Bank to be your financial partner. Hills Bank was founded on the principle that banks should care about the communities and customers they serve and provide ways …
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