Gas Prices Still Look Low For Summer Even After Spring SurgeDrivers who have seen a steady rise in the price of gasoline can relax: They will almost certainly be paying far less for gas this summer than they have in at least six years.
Average MN Gas Prices Have Fallen 7 More Cents In 1 WeekMinnesota drivers are paying 7 cents less per gallon than a week ago. The state's average is now $1.93, which makes it the sixth-cheapest state in the country for gas currently.
Businesses' Surcharge Fees Drop With Gas PricesMinnesotans are starting 2015 with the cheapest gas prices we've seen in five years. According to AAA, the average price for a gallon of gas in the Twin Cities is $2.03. That's 14-cents cheaper than a week ago, and far cheaper than the $3.24 we were paying last January.
Good Question: Why Has The Cost Of Diesel Not Dropped?The cost to fill up at gas stations keeps going down. In the Twin Cities on Tuesday night, a gallon of regular was just $2.14 on average. But for drivers using diesel it's considerably more: $3.30 a gallon.
U Of M Study Finds Ethanol Worse For Air Quality Than GasolineFor years, the state's corn and ethanol industries have touted the environmental benefits of burning the alternative fuel in our vehicles. But newly released research from the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering is raising eyebrows.
Gas Prices On The Upswing In Twin CitiesIf you're getting ready to gas up for a trip up north this weekend, be prepared to pay a little more at the pump. Gas prices have risen on average by about 15 cents per gallon in the Twin Cities during the past week.
Dayton, Other Governors Write Obama Over Propone ShortageMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and six other governors are writing to President Obama asking for help in addressing the propone shortage and price increases. They are asking for the administration to help increase propane supplies through "every means of transport."
Amid Cold, Rural MN Feels Pinch Of Rising Propane PricesThe extreme cold isn't just uncomfortable. It's becoming expensive, too, especially for homeowners in rural Minnesota who rely on propane to heat their homes. Prices jumped last fall, and with several subzero nights this winter, the cost of propane continues to climb.
Frozen Fuel Causes Delays At MSP AirportWhile cars had trouble starting Monday, dozens of planes didn't get off the ground at all. Some airlines had to cancel flights after jet fuel actually froze at airports across the Midwest. There were 50 flights cancelled and more than two dozen delays at MSP Monday. But almost none of them had to do with the local weather, according to airport spokesman Patrick Hogan.
As 2014 Begins, Gas Prices Higher In MinnesotaIn the new year, Minnesota drivers are paying more at the pumps than a year ago. The average price statewide is $3.24 a gallon. That compares to $3.07 this time last year.
Midwest Propane Prices Rise As Cold Snap Holds OnSeveral states in the upper Midwest are dealing with significantly higher prices for propane because of a supply problem caused by a late harvest, persistent very cold temperatures and the temporary shutdown of a major supply pipeline.
Holiday Deals Arrive Early At Minnesota Gas PumpsDisbelief? Shock? Joy? All of the above apply when it comes to filling up at the gas pump these days. AAA Minnesota reports an average price of $3 per gallon in the Twin Cities metro area.