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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…

Positive Energy

  • Childhood hunger is a problem year-round, but the need is elevated during the summer when kids aren’t able to get breakfast and lunch at school. Feeding South Dakota’s summer meal program combats this by providing free meals to children, feeding roughly 5,000 children over the summer. Feeding South…
  • Elementary students in Springdale, Arkansas, learned about the gas industry and gas safety as part of a recent career day. Fayetteville, Arkansas, technicians volunteered to speak to students at Linda Childers Knapp Elementary School in Springdale. Incidentally, one of them graduated from the…
  • Our team in Blytheville, Arkansas, is stepping up to keep their community litter-free.  The team has adopted Highway 150, a stretch of road leading to our Operations Center in Blytheville. In coordination with the Arkansas Department of Transportation, employees carry out regular trash and littler…
  • Our South Dakota Ambassadors lead a new project this year to help employees find a new home for some unwanted items and raise money for a great cause.  Their Spring Clean-Out Book Drive collected used books that were donated to the American Association of University Women in Rapid City (AAUW).…

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