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Community Matters – Mario Flores

Bank Iowa team members donate more than 8,000 hours to community service each year. Here’s loan officer, Mario Flores, and… Read More >
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Community Matters – Mario Flores

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Bank Iowa team members donate more than 8,000 hours to community service each year. Here’s loan officer, Mario Flores, and… Read More >

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Bank Iowa’s New Corporate Headquarters Reflects Focus on Total Employee Wellness

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Public invited to open house on June 27 from 4 to 7 p.m. When the 54 corporate employees of Bank…

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Bank Iowa Welcomes Five New Board Members

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Bank Iowa announced five new board members in early 2019. The additions of Michael Blaser, Dr. Jann Freed, John Hartford,…

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Making the Mid-Year Review More Reward than Work

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Because our best laid plans often go awry, the mid-year business review is not only a good idea, it’s an…

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2018 Annual Report

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Read our 2018 Annual Report.

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Bank Iowa Racks Up Marketing Honors in 2019 AMA Awards

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Bank Iowa celebrated five nominations and three wins on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at the American Marketing Association Iowa Chapter…

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5 Reasons Healthy Team Members Lead to Healthier Companies

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Employers are devoting an increasing amount of attention to the health of their employees, and for good reason. Here are…

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Don’t Be Held Ransom: Keep Malware Off Your Devices

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Hostage crimes have gone digital. A well-known form of malware, ransomware is a cybercrime in which the perpetrator holds a…

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Public Enemies: How to Stay Safe on Public WiFi

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When was the last time you logged into a secure online account while sipping a latte at your favorite coffee…

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When You Give All Your Money to Thieves and Still End Up in Jail

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What if it was possible to go to prison for up to 30 years for being the victim of bank…

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Don’t Take the Bait: How to Avoid a Phishing Scam

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As a reminder, if Bank Iowa contacts you, we will never ask for your full card or account number, PIN…

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5 Things Everyone Should Know About Cybercrime

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There aren’t too many things more frightening than cybercrime. It comes in many forms, including identity theft, financial fraud, stalking,…

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Here’s How to Travel Without Financial Worry

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Nothing puts a damper – and added stress – on a relaxing vacation like experiencing financial issues or becoming the…

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5 Ways to Stay Safe Shopping for the Holidays Online

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Last year, some 81 million Americans spent about $6.6 billion on Cyber Monday alone. And if there’s one thing we know about…

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Hacked Email: How to Prevent, Detect and Respond

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Securing our financial accounts is of utmost importance. Yet, many of the precautions we take to make sure hackers can’t…

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Strength in Numbers… and Letters and Characters: How to Create Strong Password

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After an unprecedented number of data breaches the past few years, one thing remains clear: People need stronger passwords. At…

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Don’t Be Scammed

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Have you ever received a phone call from the IRS stating you owe large amounts of money in taxes? What…

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Smart Phone Security

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Mobile devices are quickly becoming our most used – and valued – possessions. In fact, Flurry Analytics reports the average U.S.…

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Tech Support or Fraud Alert?

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Caller: “Hi. This is [big-name software company]. We’ve detected a virus on your computer.” Do you… A)   Listen closely and follow…

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​BANK SECRECY ACT: HOW BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP RULES AFFECT YOU

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Due diligence processes where we need them most. As you may have heard, the Bank Secrecy Act has been amended…

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​TEACHING CHILDREN TO SAVE MONEY

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​It's like training wheels but with cash. It's never too early to start saving for the future, and there are…

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​SAVING FOR MAJOR PURCHASES

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Because sometimes being spontaneous is a terrible idea. Saving for a major purchase is a traditional way of setting a…

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​PROTECTING YOUR IDENTITY

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​Prevent the preventable with these proactive identity theft tips. Each year, nearly 10 million Americans have their personal information stolen,…

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​GET SMART ABOUT YOUR CREDIT

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​It's like your relationship history with all of your bills. A solid credit history can be one of your most…

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HOW TO CREATE A BUDGET

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It's like a reality check for your money. Take charge of your finances by creating a budget and sticking to…

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​ONE OF LIFE’S BIGGEST MILESTONES: BUYING A HOME

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It's like an investment you can live inside. Achieving home ownership is a dream for many, but it isn't for…

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Community Matters – Joy Lucas

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Bank Iowa team members donate more than 8,000 hours to community service each year. Joy Lucas, Teller at Bank Iowa,…

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Community Matters – Mario Flores

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Bank Iowa team members donate more than 8,000 hours to community service each year. Here’s loan officer, Mario Flores, and…

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Community Matters – Amy Donahe

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Bank Iowa team members donate more than 8,000 hours to community service each year. Here’s mortgage loan officer, Amy Donahe,…

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Community Matters – Paulette Marsh

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Bank Iowa team members donate more than 8,000 hours to community service each year. Paulette Marsh, Lead Teller at Bank…

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Artwork Displayed in the Bank

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Artwork created by middle school students were displayed on the walls of the Red Oak location throughout the summer.

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Bank Iowa Scholarship Award Recipients

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Morgen Brooks-Kuennen, Danni Priestly, and Hillary Oberbroeckling were awarded the Bank Iowa Scholarship in the Lawler region.

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Hole in One

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Congratulations to Bank Iowa's John McBride on his hole-in-one during the Shenandoah Medical Center Foundation's 20th Annual Golf Benefit

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Fourth Of July Parade

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Bank Iowa participated in Humboldt's annual 4th of July Parade. There was over 200 entries for the parade and team…

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Altoona Winter Open

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Bank Iowa is proud to participate in Altoona Elementary's annual “Altoona Winter Open – Golf in the Halls” event. The…

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Happy May Day!

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Team Members in our Altoona location treated our customers to May baskets and bags of popcorn to celebrate May Day.

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Giving Back

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Regional Retail Sales Manager, Bill Fry,  along with other members of the Rotary Club of West Des Moines gave away 21…

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Graduation Time

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Congratulations to West Des Moines Branch Manager, Molly Skoda, on her Graduation from the West Des Moines Leadership Academy! Pictured…

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New Playground in Oskaloosa

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Those who attend the Southern Iowa Fair in Oskaloosa last summer was treated to a new playground near the 4-H…

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Volunteering at Drake Neighborhood Association Event

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Many of our Bank Iowa team members volunteered at a Drake Neighborhood Association event this summer.

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Proud Supporters of FFA

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We are proud supporters of the FFA program at Pella Christian High School! Oskaloosa Regional President, James Feudner, and Vice…

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#CATCHTHEBIRD

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We are counting down the days until baseball season at the Iowa Cubs and the #catchthebird contest with the chance…

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Number One Store in the Region

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Our Clarinda team gave a “treat” to the Clarinda Pizza Hut for being named the #1 store in the region!…

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See You Spoedig!

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We're making great progress on our new building in Pella and hope to open in early 2019. Until then, you…

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The Economic News that Actually Matters to Your Business

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With so much information from so many different sources flooding into our daily lives, it can be difficult to separate…

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5 Ways to Be the World’s Greatest Non-Profit Board Member

Mark Phillips

Not many things feel as good as being asked to join a non-profit board. The idea that a group of…

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3 Ways to Invest in Iowa’s Qualified Opportunity Zones

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When I first learned of the prospects of opportunity zones in Iowa, my imagination went wild. Opportunity zones are low-income…

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Give Me One Good Reason to Switch Banks

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There isn’t a soul on earth, nor in business, who relishes the idea of moving financial institutions. But perhaps it’s…

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The 8 Most Essential People to Help Sell Your Business

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Setting a course for the future of your business is a team sport. While many of the decisions you’ll have…

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Get Your Ears in Gear: Three Ways to Listen to Customers

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Ever Googled yourself and discovered all the people who share your name? I share mine with a Canadian CBS News…

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Overcoming 3 Common Fears of Giving

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The most generous time of the year is just around the corner. With holiday spirits high, corporations and individuals will…

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5 Ways to Make Rising Rates Work for You

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A hike in prices is rarely met with optimism; unless you’re the one profiting from them. As the cost of…

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How Much Tech Can Your Money Take?

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There isn’t a single aspect of our lives that hasn’t been impacted by technology. Largely positive, these changes have made…

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Changing Attitudes About Money Will Shape the Future of Cash

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When I was growing up, a child of the 80s, people who paid with plastic seemed to be in a…

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What My Kids Learned about Money from The Tooth Fairy and Some Really Big Pumpkins

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Last weekend over breakfast, the second of my four sons called out the Tooth Fairy for what he perceived to…

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Bird’s Eye View: Lawler

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Whether you're there to celebrate your heritage during the annual Irish Festival or you're stopping to see one of the…

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Bird’s Eye View: Schleswig

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The German heritage in Schleswig brings all the people to the hof... that's German for "yard." Anyway, Schleswig was named…

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Bird’s Eye View: Red Oak

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The Red Oak community is built on history and heritage. One of their claims to fame is being known as…

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Bird’s Eye View: Denison

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From their community theater to their larger-than-life Denison sign to being home to the famed "It's a Wonderful Life," star…

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Bird’s Eye View: Oskaloosa

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Oskaloosa is filled with history! There are 41 sites in the city that are registered on the National Register of…

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Bird’s Eye View: New Hampton

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They call themselves "the city of expanding horizons" and we're not arguing. With its competitive career landscape, culturally rich quality…

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Bird’s Eye View: Charter Oak

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They say Charter Oak got it's name when a land surveyor stored his papers in an oak tree to keep…

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Bird’s Eye View: Villisca

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It's a small town with big pop culture references, but Villisca is more than its mysterious claim to fame lets…

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Bird’s Eye View: Gilmore City

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Gilmore City may be known as Iowa’s largest source of limestone, but this community is all gold to us. We're…

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Bird’s Eye View: Essex

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We're getting to know our 22 communities. Did you know that the Essex city limits = 1.5 square miles? It's…

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Bird’s Eye View: Altoona

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We're spending some time getting to know our 22 communities. Our first stop - Altoona, Iowa. This July marks Altoona's…

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Bird’s Eye View: Clarinda

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Clarinda was founded in 1851, and incorporated on December 8, 1866. Many tall tales are told of the town's run…

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Light up your Friday Night Lights with Valley High School Snapchat Filter

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Light up your Friday Night Lights with Southwest Valley High School Snapchat Filter

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Light up your Friday Night Lights with Shenandoah High School Snapchat Filter

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Light up your Friday Night Lights with Red Oak High School Snapchat Filter

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Light up your Friday Night Lights with Pella High School Snapchat Filter

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Light up your Friday Night Lights with Pella Christian Snapchat Filter

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Light up your Friday Night Lights with Oskaloosa High School Snapchat Filter

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Light up your Friday Night Lights with Newton High School Snapchat Filter

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Light up your Friday Night Lights with New Hampton High School Snapchat Filter

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Light up your Friday Night Lights with Dowling Catholic High School Snapchat Filter

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Light up your Friday Night Lights with IKM-Manning Snapchat Filter

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Light up your Friday Night Lights with Turkey Valley High School Snapchat Filter

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Light up your Friday Night Lights with Johnston High School Snapchat Filter

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Light up your Friday Night Lights with Humboldt High School Snapchat Filter

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Light up your Friday Night Lights with Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont High School Snapchat Filter

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Light up your Friday Night Lights with Sumner-Fredericksburg Snapchat Filter

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Light up your Friday Night Lights with Essex High School Snapchat Filter

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Light up your Friday Night Lights with Denison-Schleswig High School Snapchat Filter

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Light up your Friday Night Lights with Clarinda High School Snapchat Filter

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Light up your Friday Night Lights with MVAOCOU Snapchat Filter

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Light up your Friday Night Lights with the Southeast Polk Snapchat Filter

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