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  •   Each year, millions of people around the world join on Earth Day, Aprill 22, to make a positive impact on our planet. But you don’t have to wait until Earth Day to make an impact. You can make a difference in your community and the world every day with these ideas.   1. Plant trees  …
  •   We are knee deep into the month of love. Stores have dedicated entire aisles to heart-shaped candy; flower shops are bursting with roses; and the romantics among us are dutifully planning the perfect Valentine’s Day date for their “schmoopies.” But love isn’t always romantic, right? Sometimes…
  • If the last two years have taught us anything, it’s that changing our routines can be hard. We're creatures of habits, after all. That’s probably why New Year’s resolutions don’t stick for most people. Yet, each year people everywhere still make resolutions for the new year. You’ll be glad to know…
  • From children’s toys to Apple iPhones, some of the most common holiday gifts are expected to be in short supply this season. Which means cyber criminals will be hard at work on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, trying to entice desperate customers to cut corners on cyber security to buy that hard-to-…

Positive Energy

  • Students at Lincoln Southeast Community College in Lincoln, Nebraska, were in for a treat recently when our Lincoln team put on a welding demonstration at the school. The students enjoyed watching a live demonstration and having the opportunity to ask questions and get “real life” feedback from…
  • One of our environmental professionals recently spoke to members of the American Council of Engineering Companies about a collaborative project to clean up a former coal-fired power plant site in Colorado. Our senior environmental professional, Austin, was a presenter at the council’s annual…
  • The Business Development Team in Harrison, Arkansas, recently joined forces with our Mountain Home, Arkansas, operations team to support the Food Bank of North Central Arkansas. This year marked the food bank’s 7th annual “Feed the Pack” event, which aims to raise money to feed local children over…
  • With hot summer days right around the corner, employees at Arkansas Gas have stepped up to help local senior citizens beat the heat. Employees in our Harrison, Arkansas, office donated 10 new fans — most of them room-cooling box fans – to the Boone County Senior Activity & Wellness Center in…

Black Hills Energy News

  • GRIMES, Iowa — May 24, 2022 — Black Hills Energy knows customer bills and energy usage are topics of conversation in Iowa communities. Energy costs are a national issue and are caused by a combination of factors – including the increased costs to purchase natural gas, the recovery of costs…
  • Lincoln, Neb. May 10, 2022 - We know customer bills and energy usage are topics of conversation in the Nebraska communities we serve. We know changes to monthly bills can have an impact on the household budget and we’re here to help. As the weather warms, maintaining control over and even reducing…
  • LOWELL, Ark. — May 2, 2022 — Black Hills Energy has named Mark Calhoun as its new leader for Benton County natural gas operations.  As senior division manager, Calhoun, who began May 2, will be responsible for delivering safe, reliable natural gas to approximately 69,000 customers in Benton County…
  • CHEYENNE, WY— Apr. 20, 2022 — Planting a tree is a great way to leave a leafy legacy and positively impact the environment and reduce energy costs, which is why this Earth Day, Black Hills Energy is giving away more than 800 free yard trees. Beginning on Friday, April 22, customers can claim a tree…