EX-32 5 ex_32.htm CEO SECTION 1350 CERTIFICATION

Exhibit 32

 

 

CERTIFICATION PURSUANT TO

18 U.S.C. SECTION 1350,

AS ADOPTED PURSUANT TO

SECTION 906 OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002

 

In connection with the Quarterly Report of Black Hills Corporation (the “Company”) on Form 10-Q for the period ended March 31, 2008 as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on the date hereof (the “Report”), I, David R. Emery, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, certify, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. ss. 1350, as adopted pursuant to ss. 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, that:

 

 

(1)

The Report fully complies with the requirements of Section 13 (a) or

15 (d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; and

 

 

(2)

The information contained in the Report fairly presents, in all material

respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Company.

 

 

Date: May 9, 2008

 

 

 

 

/S/ DAVID R. EMERY

 

David R. Emery

 

Chairman, President and

 

Chief Executive Officer and

 

interim Principal Financial Officer