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  • Forget ghosts and goblins this Halloween season. The actual terror may be lurking in your home. Unfortunately, when cold weather arrives, your home can become an energy vampire, sucking power and draining the contents of your wallet. Before you reach for the garlic or wooden stakes, never fear.…
  • 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…

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  • The McCook, Nebraska, team had a great time participating in this year’s Heritage Days Parade in McCook. Team members drove go-karts built to look like service vehicles and company utility vehicles. They handed out giveaway items to the people who lined the streets – people who came from…
  • In support of the United Way’s Month of Caring, 40 Black Hills Energy team members in South Dakota rolled up their neon green sleeves to lend a helping hand to local non-profits in Rapid City. On Sept. 20 and 22, a total of 20 team members volunteered at Feeding South Dakota in assembling…
  • In September, the team at Colorado Gas in Castle Rock donned safety vests, grabbed trash bags and hit the road. The crew, organized by Office Supervisor Sebastian, cleaned an area on Park Street in front of the Colorado Gas office, removing 14 bags of trash along the 1 ½ mile stretch of road. It…
  • When asked to donate blood, 20 team members of the Black Hills Energy Colorado Gas office stepped up to make a difference. Partnering with Vitalant, one of the nation’s oldest and largest nonprofit transfusion medical organizations, Colorado Gas held its blood drive in September.   A decision to…

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