Minnesota Gas Prices Down from Last Year

Updated: 09/01/2014 10:29 AM
Created: 09/01/2014 11:00 AM

Gas prices in Minnesota are lower than they were during the Labor Day weekend last year, and analysts say they could fall even further heading into the fall.

The Star Tribune reports that in the Twin Cities, the average gas price was $3.36 per gallon on Friday. That's 20 cents less than last year.

Patrick DeHaan is a senior petroleum analyst at He says that barring any refinery issues or geopolitical flare-ups, we could see gas prices below $3 this fall.

Here's some average prices per gallon around the region.

Rochester $3.28

Austin $3.35

Albert Lea $3.31

Mason City $3.45