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  • By now, we’ve begun to (mostly) accept that summer is over. Kids are back at school; days are growing shorter and the leaves on trees are turning shades of orange and red.  The change of season might be a little hard to stomach, especially as the warm weather fades into the chill of fall. But this…
  • When temperatures are high outside and you’re feeling especially grateful for the coolness of your air conditioner, the last thing on your mind is your furnace. I mean, who wants to think about that when summer is in full swing? We get it – right now you want to bask in the sunshine and cherish…
  • JUMP TO RECIPE                Jump to grill safety If nothing makes you happier than lighting up the grill on a summer evening, rest assured you’re not alone. In the United States, nearly 20% of people grill several times a week. And who can blame them? What smells better than a juicy steak on the…
  • Sipping an ice-cold glass of lemonade. Long days at the pool. Watermelon. We love summer and all the warm memories it holds. But as much as we appreciate a good sunshine-filled day, we’re just as thankful for a place to cool off. Our air conditioners help us enjoy the best summer has to offer…

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  • To kick off the school year with something yummy, gas technicians in Dodge City, Kansas, fed students in a Dodge City School District as they came to meet their new teachers during an open house.  The team served 700 students, parents and teachers in this burger burn but mostly enjoyed being a…
  • The Crescent Community Health Center in Dubuque, Iowa, provides care to anyone in need, regardless of insurance status. It’s a critical piece of the healthcare puzzle for the community. In 2020, the center cared for more than 7,000 patients with 20,942 clinic and telehealth appointments. During…
  • When a child is removed from a home due to neglect or abuse, they sometimes leave with no personal belongings. Our team in Cozad, Nebraska, wanted to make those difficult situations a bit easier for children by ensuring they have a backpack full of personal items. Service Specialist Al spearheaded…
  • On a beautiful August day in Blair, Nebraska, Black Hills Energy joined the community in honoring its first responders with a community cookout. Police, fire and medical personnel from across Washington County were treated to sizable steaks and hearty homemade desserts as dozens of neighbors and…

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