For the first time in several weeks, we're paying less for gas in the St. Cloud metro area than the state and national averages. Most gas stations in the St. Cloud area are selling a gallon of regular unleaded for $3.86 -- which is 13-cents cheaper than a week ago.
We continue to pay more than the statewide and national average for gas here in the St. Cloud area. Most area gas stations are selling a gallon of regular unleaded for $3.99. The statewide average is $3.95, and the national average is $3.92.
We're paying more for gas here in the St. Cloud area. On Friday some are gas stations raised their price to $3.95 a gallon for regular unleaded. We're paying $1.10 per gallon more than we were a year ago at this time.
We were expecting it, and now it's happened. Gas prices are starting to jump in the St. Cloud metro area. Some stations raised their price for a gallon of regular unleaded by .20 cents today (Wednesday) up to $3.79.
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