Category Archives: News and Events

Aaron Schaefer

Oct 03 2018

The Economy and Market from Here… at Hills October 2018


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

The third quarter of 2018 was strong as far as domestic stock markets were concerned. The S&P 500 reached a record high near the end of September and finished the quarter up 7.71% and 10.56% so far this year. Strong …
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Nicole Slaubaugh

Sep 17 2018

Lemon Boss Hall of Fame 2018


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Congratulations to all the Lemon Bosses who worked hard this summer on their businesses. I want to extend a very special thank you to all the Lemon Bosses who completed their income statements. These young entrepreneurs collectively sold 1,129 cups …
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Dave Kriz

Sep 10 2018

Youth Salute 2018 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 24th year on September 9th. The purpose of this program is to recognize high school seniors for academic excellence, leadership, …
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Matt Olson

Aug 29 2018

Carbon Monoxide and Your Home


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In Iowa, a law went in to effect July 1, 2018 that requires all homes and apartments with fuel-burning heaters, fireplaces, gas stoves, and/or garages to have a Carbon Monoxide (CO) detector. This colorless and odorless gas can be very …
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Nicole Slaubaugh

Aug 27 2018

Lemon Boss 2018 Wrap-Up


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At Hills Bank, we support local businesses of all shapes and sizes. During our fifth year of Lemon Boss, we helped over 380, 5-12 years old start their own businesses. We had young entrepreneurs from Iowa, Arizona, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, …
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Matt Olson

Aug 22 2018

Be Aware of Unaffiliated Mortgage Service Solicitations


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Buying a new home is a very exciting time. Within 2-3 weeks of purchase, your new home is processed by the county assessor. Certain pieces of your mortgage information are public record including the borrowers’ name, address, mortgage holder, and …
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Deb Schaffer

Aug 20 2018

Welcome Back, Students!


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As your Bank on Campus, I want to share the conveniences Hills Bank can offer, including our UI Student Checking account specifically designed for University of Iowa students. Hills Bank would like to welcome students to Iowa City!

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Brenda Langenberg

Aug 01 2018

How to Prepare for Iowa’s Tax Free Weekend


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Iowa’s Tax-Free Weekend is this Friday, August 3rd and Saturday, August 4th. Many back-to-school shoppers will gear up for another school year by purchasing supplies, clothing, and other school essentials. Iowa’s Tax Free Weekend only applies to the sale of …
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Cindra Bombei

Jul 23 2018

What’s a Day of RAGBRAI Eats Going to Cost?


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RAGBRAI (The Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa) is a week-long bike ride across the state of Iowa at the end of July. This July will mark the 46th annual ride, will you be joining in the fun? Along …
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Dave Hochstetler

Jul 18 2018

2018 Iowa Finance Authority Beginning Farmer Bank of the Year


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July 12, 2018 — The Iowa Finance Authority today recognized Hills Bank and Trust Company in Hills as the Iowa Beginning Farmer Bank of the Year. Hills Bank assisted the most beginning farmers statewide through the Beginning Farmer Loan Program …
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