If you're planning a road trip when the weather warms up, be ready to dig deep into your wallet. Experts think gas prices may rise 65 cents a gallon here by the end of the spring. Some other states may even hit $5 a gallon.
Authorities now looking into MN lawmaker's report of assault
Video shows Rep. Nolan West being grabbed and pushed out of a public event.
COVID treatments: Essentia Health to help test 3 existing meds
The clinical trial includes the much-discussed drug ivermectin.
Suspect crashes into Minneapolis snow plow, fires shots at plow driver
The plow driver was pulled to the side of the road when the incident happened.
Coldest day of the winter is possible this week in Minnesota
An air temp of -30F isn't out of the question too far from the metro.
District fires school counselor accused of sexually assaulting student
He's been charged with felony criminal sexual conduct.
Authorities pinpoint source of CO that killed family of 7
The victims, all members of Hernandez-Pinto family, were found dead in a Moorhead home.
Photos: Winners of the World Snow Sculpting Championship in Stillwater
Twelve teams from around the world competed.
Court issues mixed ruling on PolyMet, orders more analysis on water permit
The court, however, overruled several challenges to the permit.
Police release images of woman driving stolen Audi that had puppy inside
It's not clear whether she was involved in the vehicle theft.
Fatal hit-and-run driver can avoid prison time with plea deal
He was charged with striking and killing a 56-year-old who was walking her dog.
Analysts: Gas prices to continue to rise in Twin Cities
Experts predict the cost of a gallon of fuel in the Twin Cities will continue to rise over the next few weeks. The average price of gas in the metro jumped more than 10 cents in the past week -- averaging $3.55 per gallon. That's higher than the national average.
Gas prices hit $4 a gallon in Minnesota
Prices for a gallon of gasoline in the Bemidji area are among some of the highest in the country according to AAA. Spokeswoman Gail Weinholzer tells Minnesota Public Radio that Hurricane Isaac as well as a pipeline problem in Wisconsin and refinery problems in Chicago have bumped prices up at the pump. Minnesota's average is $3.95, which is eight cents higher than the national average.
Bachmann pumps gas for constituents
The Republican Congresswoman is on her two-day energy tour through Minnesota's 6th Congressional District. Michele Bachmann blames Democrats for the high gas prices because they didn't support domestic drilling legislation. During her GOP presidential campaign she promised to bring gasoline prices back to $2 per gallon.
Gas prices sink below $3 per gallon in some metro area suburbs
And gas prices across the country are at their lowest level since February, according to a senior petroleum analyst. But the good news isn't really that great. The same analyst points out average prices have never been this high on Christmas before.
Bloomberg: Keystone pipeline could raise gas prices in Midwest as much as 20 cents a gallon
The news service says the pipeline could carry Canadian imports away from the Midwest, cutting into an oil surplus that right now is depressing prices in the region, and that could mean significantly higher prices for drivers.
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