With the long weekend ahead of us ending with Labor day, travelers can expect to pay higher gas prices. Many residents are taking advantage of the last summer holiday to travel before the fall begins its approach.
Drivers are being hit with the biggest one-day jump in gas prices in 18 months, this just as the last real travel weekend of the summer approaches. In Grand Forks the average price of gas jumped 17 cents from just one month ago.
Fargo-Moorhead (WDAY TV) - If you've filled up recently, you've probably noticed a growing trend in Fargo-Moorhead; a lot of gas stations are going to a prepay system. The root cause for many owners is the outrageous prices at the pump.
GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) - Oil is headed for its biggest drop since 2008. The price of a barrel has gone down nearly 16 percent just this month.
Because of the decline, gas prices will soon go down as well.
GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) - Climbing gas prices are putting a big hole in some travelers pockets this holiday weekend. And even though the price here in town is two cents cheaper than the national average, it's still too much for some.
CROOKSTON, MN (WDAZ-TV) - As gas prices inch closer to that $4 mark, more people are looking for ways to save a little money. That includes those who are in the market to buy a car in hopes of maximizing fuel efficiency.
GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) - North Dakota gas prices rose 21 cents in March, a bigger jump than the national average. As prices at the pump creep closer to that $4 mark, some people are finding alternate modes of transportation.
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