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RAPID CITY, S.D. - Oct. 9, 2013 - Black Hills Corp. (BKH) will announce its 2013 third quarter earnings after the market closes Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, and will host a live conference call and webcast at 11 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, to discuss the company`s third quarter financial results.

Access the live webcast at www.blackhillscorp.com under the "Investor Relations" heading. Select "Events & Presentations," and click "Q3 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.

A replay of the broadcast will be available at www.blackhillscorp.com or by telephone through Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at 888-286-8010 in the United States and at 617-801-6888 for international callers. The replay passcode is 58098348.

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.

Investor Relations:
Jerome E. Nichols
Media Contact:
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