Gas prices still on the rise
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have risen 0.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.04/gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has increased 2.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.21/gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.
Including the change in gas prices in Minnesota during the past week, prices yesterday were 13.8 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 6.2 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 4.7 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 20 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.