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Third quarter earnings call and webcast are Tuesday, Nov. 5

RAPID CITY, S.D. - Oct. 29, 2013 - The Black Hills Corp. (BKH) board of directors today declared a quarterly dividend on the corporation`s common stock. Shareholders of record at the close of business on Nov. 15, 2013, will receive $0.38 per share, payable on Dec. 1, 2013.

The company also confirms that it will announce its 2013 third quarter earnings after the market closes on Monday, Nov. 4, and host its 2013 third quarter earnings conference call and webcast on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 11 a.m. EST. Access the live webcast at www.blackhillscorp.com under the "Investor Relations" heading. Select "Events & Presentations," and click "Q3 2013 Earnings Conference Call." Please allow at least five minutes for registering and accessing the presentation.

To ask a question during the live broadcast or listen without Internet access, call 866-510-0712 from within the United States; the number for international callers is 617-597-5380. Enter the passcode 11700647 when prompted.

In addition, the Black Hills senior management team will present at the 2013 Edison Electric Institute Financial Conference on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, at 9:45 a.m. EST. David R. Emery, chairman, president and chief executive officer, and Tony Cleberg, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will provide an overview of the company`s businesses, recent accomplishments and key growth strategies.

A live webcast of that presentation and accompanying slides will be available on the Black Hills Corp. website at www.blackhillscorp.com under the "Investor Relations" section, and at http://www.media-server.com/m/p/hy5etopt. A replay of the EEI Financial Conference webcast will be made available at www.blackhillscorp.com after the presentation.

Black Hills Corporation
Black Hills Corp. (BKH), a growth oriented, vertically integrated energy company with a tradition of exemplary service and a vision to be the energy partner of choice, is based in Rapid City, S.D. The company serves 769,000 natural gas and electric utility customers in Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. The company generates wholesale electricity and produces natural gas, oil and coal. Black Hills` 1,925 employees partner to produce results that are improving life with energy. More information is available at www.blackhillscorp.com.

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