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  • A holiday season without good food would bring out the Grinch in all of us. So many of our best holiday memories begin with the meals we share and the goodies we bake. Remember Mom’s sweet potato pie or Grandma’s Mexican cinnamon cookies? How about your aunt’s famous turkey stuffing or your…
  • You may not have even realized that energy vampires lurk amidst the playful ghosts and goblins, but they’re there. Energy vampires are appliances that even when turned off use a small amount of electricity. They’re called phantom loads.  On average, these phantom loads, also known as standby…
  • You might be basking in the warmth of these last summer days, but the cooler temps of fall and winter are rushing our way.   It’s not all bad, though. Cooler temps bring lots of awesome things — beautiful fall nights at the football field, the holidays, sledding dates, and cozy moments in front…
  • The summer heat may still be sizzling, but before we know it the leaves will be changing, and the mornings will be crisp. Fall brings cooler weather, cozy blankets, and the challenge of getting everyone back into a routine. It’s time to change gears and start preparing your home for fall.…

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  • In honor of National Fire Prevention and Safety Month, Black Hills Energy took time in October to thank the Nebraska volunteer fire departments that are some of our most valued partners. The Black Hills Energy team donated cases of water to approximately 50 volunteer fire departments statewide and…
  • Members of our gas operations team in Wyoming helped make Halloween fun for our youngest customers. Employees participated in Trunk or Treat events in Wheatland, Lusk and Torrington, Wyoming, handing out candy to local children. Seeing the kids in their costumes was a treat for our employees, too…
  • Supporting our communities is such a treat! Ambassadors in the Nebraska North Region were excited to take part in various community Trunk or Treat events to help provide safe and inclusive trick-or-treating options for candy collectors of all ages. Volunteers from the Papillion, Nebraska, office…
  • The Colorado Electric team distributed more than 1,000 DIY weatherization kits in four Colorado communities in October as part of Energy Awareness Month. The team of 26 volunteers attended events in Cripple Creek, Rocky Ford, Canon City and Pueblo. The goal was to provide customers with energy…

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