Higher fuel prices may be applying brakes to the economy in rural areas of 10 Midwest and Plains states. A monthly survey index of rural bankers dropped to 57.1 in April from 59.8 in March.
There are a few things you can be sure of during the spring time. The grass will turn green, your taxes will be due and, just like Canadian Geese, your gas prices will start heading north.
With gas prices jumping nearly daily, consumers are making some dramatic choices — and not driving.
It might be one of the biggest issues in the upcoming presidential election. Last night, CBS News exit polls found 77 percent of those voting in seven Super Tuesday states say rising gas prices were the most important factor in their vote.
Police say two women had to escape a house – with one jumping from a 2nd floor window – after a man threw gas on them in Blaine, Minn.
After the city saw nearly 500 gas station drive-offs in 2011, Coon Rapids is making all gas pumps in the city prepay only.
How about paying $4 a gallon for gas? Some experts say it will happen soon, and we won’t be paying more just at the gas station.
A new survey found the typical household will have spent more than $4,100 dollars on gas this year — that’s a record. But with gas prices hovering around $3.15 a gallon, we still think we’re saving money.
At this time last year, crude oil was around $80 a barrel and gasoline prices were around $2.80 a gallon. On Tuesday, crude oil is close to $80 and gas is around $3.40. So, why aren’t gas prices that low now?
It’s not the kind of news motorists want to hear at the start of the Labor Day weekend: gas prices are high everywhere, but especially in the Twin Cities.
Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann said Sunday that she would consider oil and natural gas drilling in the Everglades if it can be done without harming the environment.
A man was airlifted to an area hospital late Wednesday morning after being badly burned in a propane fire, according to the Anoka County Sheriff’s dispatch.
With gasoline prices pushing $4 a gallon in the Twin Cities, there’s enough blame to go around. So, can the president really do anything to lower gas prices?
Drivers around the metro most likely noticed it on the drive to work: the price of gas in the Twin Cities just jumped. And experts say drivers should fill up now to avoid paying even more.