Aaron Schaefer

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How to Prepare for a Recession


In recent weeks, there’s been a lot of talk about a potential recession on the horizon. If you’re concerned about how an economic downturn might impact you, read on for some practical advice on safeguarding your financial well-being.

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Dave Kriz

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Youth Salute 2019: Recognizing Outstanding Youth Leaders


As part of our involvement in youth and leadership, Hills Bank has sponsored the Youth Salute Leadership Awards for 25th year. The purpose of this program is to recognize high school seniors for academic excellence, leadership, and service to their school and community. Youth Salute is a part of a national recognition program coordinated by the National Council on Youth Leadership. Almost 300 students from 17 area high schools including City HighClear Creek AmanaEnglish ValleysHighlandHillcrest AcademyIowa ValleyLisbon, Liberty HighLone TreeMid-PrairieMount VernonReginaSolonWashington (IA)West BranchWest High, and Williamsburg were honored for their academic achievement and leadership contributions. Students were selected by their high school faculty to receive the prestigious award on September 8th.


Keaton Wenz


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Mira Bohannan Kumar from City High and Keaton Wenz from Mount Vernon were recognized as this year’s Outstanding Youth Leaders. Each will receive the opportunity to attend the National Council on Youth Leadership Town Meeting on Tomorrow, an event that brings together youth leaders with diverse backgrounds from across the nation. The students will gather in St. Louis at Washington University in October. The Runner-up Outstanding Youth Leaders were Harrison Voigt from Liberty High, Jessica Moonjely from West High, and James Pinter from West High.

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