St. Cloud State Dean School of Public Affairs and Economics professor King Banaian was my guest on WJON today. We talked about when gas prices will be on the rise, the housing market, how retail is changing and the economic impact of the Governor's Fishing Opener on St. Cloud.
St. Cloud State Dean, School of Public Affairs and Economics Professor King Banaian was my guest on WJON today. He addressed the question of why gas prices in St. Cloud seem to be higher than surrounding communities. He also explained when the summer gas blend will change from the winter blend.
The gas-tracking website gasbuddy.com says some Midwestern states could see gas prices drop below a dollar a gallon later this year. GasBuddy reports that nine states in the nation are currently witnessing the lowest average gasoline prices since early 2004.
If you're heading out of town this week for the Thanksgiving holiday, today (Monday) is a good day to fill-up on gas. Most St. Cloud metro area gas stations are selling a gallon of regular unleaded for a $1.99.