Empire District Electric Company 8-K 2005
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  September 21, 2005
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SECTION 1 REGISTRANTS BUSINESS AND OPERATIONS
On September 21, 2005, The Empire District Electric Company (the Company) announced that it has entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement (the Purchase Agreement) by and between Aquila, Inc. (Aquila) and the Company, pursuant to which the Company will acquire the Missouri natural gas distribution operations of Aquila. On September 22, 2005, the Company filed a Current Report on Form 8-K containing a description of the principal terms of the Purchase Agreement.
The Purchase Agreement is filed as Exhibit 2.1 hereto and is incorporated by reference. The Purchase Agreement has been included to provide information regarding its terms. It is not intended to provide any other factual information about the Company, Aquila or the Business. Such information can be found elsewhere in the other public filings the Company makes with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC), which are available without charge at www.sec.gov.
SECTION 9 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
2.1 Purchase Agreement dated September 21, 2005.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.