RAPID CITY, S.D., Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) declared a quarterly dividend on the common stock at a meeting held Oct. 27, 2011. Common shareholders of record at the close of business on Nov. 17, 2011, will receive 36.5 cents per share, payable on Dec. 1, 2011. The company will issue a news release announcing 2011 third quarter results after market close on Nov. 3, 2011, and host a live conference call and webcast at 11 a.m. EDT on Nov. 4, 2011, to discuss the company's financial and operating performance. Those interested in listening to the live broadcast in the United States can call 866-356-4123. International callers can call 617-597-5393. All callers need to enter the pass code 31363694 when prompted. To access the live webcast and download a copy of the investor presentation, go to the Black Hills website at www.blackhillscorp.com and click "Webcast" in the "Investor Relations" section. The presentation will be posted on the website before the webcast. Listeners should allow at least five minutes for registering and accessing the presentation. For those unable to listen to the live broadcast, a replay will be available on the company's website or by telephone through Nov. 14, 2011, at 888-286-8010 in the United States and at 617-801-6888 for international callers. The replay pass code is 26495135. Black Hills CorporationBlack Hills Corp. — a diversified 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., with corporate offices in Denver and Papillion, Neb. The company serves 762,000 natural gas and electric utility customers in Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. The company's non-regulated businesses generate wholesale electricity, produce natural gas, oil and coal, and market energy. Black Hills' 2,100 employees partner to produce results that improve life with energy. More information is available at www.blackhillscorp.com. SOURCE Black Hills Corp.