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Natural gas plans move further ahead than ever

Plans to bring natural gas to Sundance may be closer to fruition than ever, according to Mayor Paul Brooks, speaking after representatives from the city met with Black Hills Energy last week.

It’s a project Brooks has been attempting to pursue for a number of years. However, despite finding potential partnerships and answering various practical problems, he was never able to push past all the roadblocks.

Until now, he says. The meeting with Black Hills Energy was a level beyond anything he’s managed to achieve before.

“I have never got beyond the entry-level marketing guy before and we are now...